ANDREAS — Robert R. Sr., 80, of Mechanic Falls, passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, at home. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 10 a.m. at the Vineyard Church in Mechanic Falls. Interment will be in the spring at Greenlawn Cemetery in Swanville. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 26 W. Dwinal St., Mechanic Falls.

CURRIER — Irene Hilda, 88, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3. A graveside service will be held in the spring. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.

DENISON — Joel M. Sr., 74, of Mill Street in Strong, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, in Strong. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Middle Street, Farmington, followed by a reception at the Parish Hall. The family suggests that memorial donations in his memory be made to Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938. Cremation and memorial services are being cared for and provided by the Wiles Remembrance Center, 137 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington.

GALLANT — Arthur J. “Buddy,” 69, of Rumford, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, in Rumford. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., P.O. Box 537, Rumford. Interment will be in the Demerritt Cemetery, Peru. Friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday Jan. 12.

GAMACHE — Madelyn D., 100, formerly of Lisbon, died Thursday, Jan. 4. Visitation will be held at Crosman Funeral Home on Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial that will be celebrated at 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church in Lisbon Falls. Interment will take place at St. Ann’s Cemetery in the spring. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Madelyn’s memory to the Friends of Hyder Family Hospice House, 285 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820. Arrangements are under the care of Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 40 Main St., Lisbon Falls, 353-4951.

GARDNER — Dean L., 48, died Sunday, Dec. 31. A private service will be held at a later date. Those who desire may make donations in Dean’s memory to the Skating Association of Maine, P.O. Box 5663, Augusta, ME, 04332. Arrangements are under the care of Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta.

GRANET — Ellen S., 67, of Canton, died Monday, Dec. 25. A service and interment will be held at the chapel of the Beth Abraham Cemetery in Auburn on Monday, Jan. 8, at 11 a.m. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

HARRINGTON — Franklin D., 80, of Bethel, died in Lewiston on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Family and friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at the Chandler Funeral Home, Greenleaf Chapel, 37 Vernon St., Bethel. Private family interment in the Irish Neighborhood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in Frank’s memory to Bethel Rescue, P.O. Box 1660, Bethel, ME 04217.

HARVEY — Elroy T. Jr., died Saturday, Dec. 30. There will be no showing. Services will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bath on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 11 a.m., followed by a celebration of his life. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Funeral Alternatives, Brunswick.

HOFF — Dakota J. “DAX,” 23, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, in Mexico. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., P.O. Box 537, Rumford.

O’NEIL — Jeanette E., 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 3. Graveside services will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in the spring at a time announced by Cliff Gray Cremation & Funeral Services, 60 Andrews Road, Bryant Pond.

POULIN — Roger A. Sr., 78, a resident of Lewiston, died Friday, Jan. 5, in Lewiston. A Funeral Mass honoring Roger’s life will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (Upper Church). Committal services along with military honors will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations in Roger’s memory to the Amanda LaBrie Memorial Fund at afsp.donordrive.com. Visitation will be held Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home, 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston, 784-4023.

RIOUX — Rose C., 99, passed away Monday, Jan. 1, in Lewiston. At Rose’s request, there will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Auburn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rose’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 383 U.S. Route 1, 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, ME 04240, 784-4584.

SHAFFER — Richard Dean, 61, of Bowdoinham, passed away at his home Thursday, Jan. 4. A celebration of life gathering will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls.

TURMENNE — Murielle P., 90, of Lewiston, died Saturday, Dec. 16, in Lewiston. A celebration of her life will be held at Pathway Vineyard Church, 12 Foss Road, Lewiston, on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 11 a.m. Interment will take place at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in the spring. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in her memory to the Pine Tree Society, 149 Front St., Bath, ME, 04530, a charity Murielle supported for years.


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