BARD — Lorrette “Loretta,” died Tuesday, March 28. The Rev. Gabriel Ghanoum will be performing a graveside service at the South Florida National Cemetery, on Monday, April 3, at 1:15 p.m. The cemetery will not be able to accept flowers. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the Alzheimer’s Association at

CAOUETTE — Yvette Cote, 69, of Lewiston, died Sunday, April 2, in Auburn. A service will be scheduled at a later date.

CARKIN — Florence E., 89, of Lewiston, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 29, in Auburn. There will be no visiting hours. A graveside service will be held at the Mad River Cemetery in May or June at 486 Upper Mad River Road, Thornton, N.H. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hall Funeral Home, Quaker Ridge Road, Casco, 207-627-4538.

GRIMALDI — Erma S., 93, of Jay, died in Farmington on Saturday, April 1. Family and friends are invited to call at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road (Route 133), Jay, Monday afternoon, April 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Center Tuesday morning, April 4, at 11 a.m. Remembrance gifts may be given to either the FMH Oncology Dept., 111 Franklin Health Commons Farmington, ME 04938; or to the American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074. Winter entombment at the Remembrance Center. Private spring burial at Stubbs Mills Cemetery, East Jay.

HABER — Lorraine B., 82, died Monday, March 20. She was interred at Wellwood Cemetery in Farmingdale, Long Island. A Celebration of Life will be scheduled later this year. As a memorial, the family suggests a donation to your local public library, Meals On Wheels, or the Baseball Assistance Team.

MOTTRAM — Dolores, 84, of Auburn died Friday, March 31. A funeral service will be held at Fortin/Lewiston on Saturday, April 8, at 3 p.m. Interment will take place at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewistion, 784-4584.

NELSON — Richard H., 81 of Jay, passed away, Friday, March 31, in Farmington. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, at Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 3, at the funeral home. Interment in the spring at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park St., Livermore Falls. In lieu of flowers, if desired contributions may be made to Sandy River Center, Attn: Activities Fund, 119 Livermore Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938.

SLEEPER — Ernestine, 107, of Mechanic Falls, died in Auburn on Friday, March 31. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 8, at 11 a.m. at Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 26 West Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls with interment later in the spring at Maple Grove Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the funeral home, Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

THOMAS — James I., 73, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, in Auburn. A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at Fortin/Auburn. A funeral service will immediately follow at noon at Fortin/Auburn. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210, 783-8545.

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