BOURGOIN — J. Louis, 71, died on Thursday, Feb. 11. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m., at Holy Cross Church. A committal will be held later in the spring at Maine Veterans’ Cemetery, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made to the St. Martin de Porres Residence, c/o Brother Richard. Family and friends are invited to visit Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 2 to 7 p.m., at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston, 784-4023.

BROWN — Robert Leroy, 73, died in Chesterville, Sunday, Feb. 14. Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Adams-McFarlane Funeral and Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m., also at the funeral home, with the Rev. Don Ball officiating. Interment will take place in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938.

BURNHAM — Charles Edward “Bucky,” 79, died in Rumford Point on Saturday, Feb. 13. Friends are invited to call at the Meader and Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, on Friday, Feb 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, at 11 a.m., at Andover Congregational Church. Interment in the spring will be in the East Ellis Cemetery. Those who desire may contribute in Bucky’s memory to Gould Academy, 39 Church St., P.O. Box 860, Bethel, ME 04217.

COLE — Irving L., 87, a resident of Greenwood, died Thursday, Feb. 11, in West Paris. Visiting hours will be Saturday, Feb. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris. Burial will be later in the spring. Donations in Irving’s memory can be made to the Greenwood Fire Department, c/o Greenwood Town Office, 593 Gore Road, Greenwood, ME 04255.

GIBBS — Richard E Jr., 52, died in Lewiston, Friday, Feb. 12. Family and friends are invited to gather for a memorial visitation on Saturday, May 7, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road, (Route 133) Jay, where public memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Joseph Daniels as officiant. Committal prayers will follow at the Stubbs Mills Cemetery, East Jay. Following services, all are invited to a remembrance reception at the center. Remembrance tributes may be given to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240, and/or to Community Partners, P.O. Box 363, Biddeford, ME 04005.

GIROUX — Michel E. “Mike,” 67, of Lewiston, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 14, at his home. Visitation is Wednesday, Feb 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m., at Fortin / Auburn. Services are at the funeral home on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 12:30 p.m. Those wishing to make donations in Mike’s memory may do so to vetscount.org/maine, or Lewiston Little League Player Scholarship Fund, at [email protected] A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service, 217 Turner St., Auburn. 783-8545.

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GREENLEAF — Donna Mae, 72, of Livermore Falls, died Saturday, Feb. 13, in, at Auburn. Public memorial graveside services will be held on her 50th wedding anniversary on April 15 at 4 p.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery in Canton, with the Rev. Barry Trask officiating. Following services, all are welcome to attend a comfort reception at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road (Rte. 133) in Jay. Remembrance gifts may be given to either the Tainter and Simoneau Foundation, a local nonprofit whose mission is to help community members and their families who are coping with serious illness, c/o Franklin Savings Bank, P.O. Box 30, Jay, ME 04239, or to the Hospice House, c/o Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice Development Office, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240.

IRISH — Deborah J., 60, of South Paris died Friday, Feb 12, in Lewiston. At Deb’s request, there will be no service. If desired, donations can be made to assist with cancer treatments for her husband, Woody. Contributions for this cause can be sent to their daughter, Heather Fickett, 28 Old Route 26, South Paris, ME 04281. Arrangements are in the care of Chandler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.

MARTIN — Marie Jeanne, 83, died in Ithaca, N.Y., Friday, Feb. 12. Private services will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception Church, 113 N. Geneva St., Ithaca, NY 14850. Bangs Funeral Home is assisting the family.

MARTINEZ — Naomi Marie, 27, died in Portland on Thursday, Feb. 4. All those who loved Naomi are invited to attend a funeral Mass at Emmanuel Assembly of God, at the corner of Routes 133 and 17, Livermore Falls, on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m.

OUELLETTE — Antoinette C., 94, of Lewiston, formerly of Jay, died Sunday, Feb. 14, in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m., at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church St., Jay. Visitation will be held the same date, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., in Livermore Falls, prior to the funeral Mass. Interment in the spring at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park St., Livermore Falls.

RANDO — Dr. Joseph J., 87, died in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Feb. 12. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m., at St. James Catholic Church in Conway, S.C. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James Catholic Church, 1071 Academy Drive, Conway, SC 29526.

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SAWYER — Marcheta D., “Keeta,” 77, a resident of Norway, died in Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 13. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a time and place to be announced. Arrangements by the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Pkwy., Lewiston 784-4023.

SIMMONS — Arthur Irvin, 73, of Livermore, died Monday, Feb. 15, in Livermore. At his request, there will be no visitation or funeral services. Arrangements made by Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.

ST. CLAIR — Edward W., 72, of Lewiston, passed away on Friday, Feb. 12, in Auburn. Interment will take place in Lewiston at St. Peter’s Cemetery in the spring. Donationsmay be made in memory of Edward to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 5Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240.

VEILLEUX — Donat Robert, 83, of Hampton, N.H., died Monday, Feb. 8, in Portsmouth, N.H. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visiting hours, Friday, Feb. 19, 2 to 5 p.m., at the Remick and Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton, N.H. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Richie McFarland Children’s Center, or the Community Hospices of America (CHA) Foundation, 11 Sandy Point Road, Stratham, NH 03885.


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