BOTKA — Elaine M., 94, of Livermore, passed away Thursday, Dec. 14, in Farmington. A graveside service at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, 100 Fayette Road, Livermore Falls, Maine will be announced in the spring. Arrangements by Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. If desired, contributions may be made to: Spruce Mountain Ski Club, PO Box 113, Jay, ME 04239.

DULAC — Anita M. Fortin, 91, died peacefully after a brief illness Tuesday, Dec. 12, at St. Mary’s Hospital. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Monday, Dec. 18, from 1 to 3 p.m., followed by an in-house celebration of life at 3 p.m. Flowers are welcomed, or you may choose to send a donation to a charity of your choice. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

MCGILL — John R., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 13, in Winter Haven, Fla. A Celebration of Life for John McGill will be held in Maine at the Elks Lodge on Lisbon Street in Lewiston on Jan. 20, 2018, from 3 to 8 p.m., where we will “drink, tell stories and raise hell,” as per his explicit instructions. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society in John’s name. If you knew John and fell prey to his charismatic charm and wit or were enamored of his storytelling and playful sense of humor, join us in January.

PELLETIER — Alice L., 86, of Taunton, Mass., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 13. Visitation at Fortin/Lewiston Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (upstairs main church). Committal to follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, 784-4584.

TAYLOR — Carol F., 64, of Otisfield, died Wed., Dec. 13, at Stephens Memorial Hospital. Visitation, Fortin/Lewiston on Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 11 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (Lower Chapel). Committal will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston. 784-4584.

VAUGHN — Dorothy B. “Dot,” 83, died Friday, Dec. 15, in Peru. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, at the Parish of The Holy Savior St. Athanasius-St. John Church in Rumford. Interment in the spring will be in the Demeritt Cemetery in Peru. Friends and family are invited to call at the Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., Rumford, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Those who desire may contribute to Rumford Hospital Oncology Dept. “Gifts From The Heart” c/o Development Office, 420 Franklin St., Rumford, ME 04276 in her memory.

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