BECKLER — Kenwood H., 72, of Wilton, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, in Wilton. A celebration of life with military honors will be held from Calvary Hill Baptist Church, Wilton, on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 11 a.m. Donations in his memory may be made to either the Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938 or Calvary Hill Baptist Church, 195 U.S. Route 2, Wilton, ME 04294, or the charity of one’s choice. Interment will be at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Augusta. Cremation care has been provided by the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington.

BLECHARCZYK — Stephanie R., of East Boothbay and Ocean Park, passed away Thursday, Dec. 21. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 1 p.m. at the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor, 125 Townsend Ave., followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Stephanie’s name to Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, 11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME 04074.

COCHRAN — Sara F., 79, of Turner, passed away Thursday, Dec. 21. A celebration of life will be Saturday, Dec. 30, at 1 p.m. at the Posik home, 1755 Auburn Road, Turner. Interment in the spring, Turner Village Cemetery. Arrangements under the care of Finley Funeral Home.

JAMES — Felix R., 84, of Lewiston, died in Auburn on Wednesday, Dec. 13. There will be a service held Friday, Dec. 29, at 1 p.m. at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 163 Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. Then there will be a celebration of Bob’s life the following day, Saturday, Dec. 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the meeting room at the Hampton Inn in Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

JANOSCO — John A. Sr., 88, of Sabattus, died Wednesday, Dec. 20. Visiting hours will be held at Crosman on Tuesday, Dec. 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. A Liturgy of the Word service will take place Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 1 p.m., also at Crosman. Interment will be at Saints Cyril and Methodius Cemetery in Lisbon Falls with military honors in the spring. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in John’s memory to either the Kora Shriners, co John Janosco Jr., 5 Harmony Lane, Apt. 28, Lewiston, ME 04240 or the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care of Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, 353-4951.

PHELPS — Pauline Mae, 83, died Saturday, Dec. 23, in South Paris. A service celebrating her life will be held at the Oxford Advent Christian Church, 1130 Main St., Oxford, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30. There are no visiting hours. Burial will be at the Phelps family lot in Demerritt Cemetery, Route 108, Peru, in the spring with a brief committal service. Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives.

RADCLIFFE — Russell V., 75, of Auburn, died Friday, Dec. 15. Visitation will be held at Fortin/Auburn on Saturday, Dec. 30, from 11 a.m. to noon followed by a celebration of his life at noon, also at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Lewiston in the spring. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Russell’s memory to Family House Shadyside 5245 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.


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