GAGNE — Cynthia “Cyndi” M., 56, of Pittston, passed away Thursday, March 22, in Auburn. Friends may visit the Staples Funeral Home from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner. A celebration of her life will be held at the Church of the Nazarene, 6 Nazarene Way, Gardiner, at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 26. Interment will be held at a later date. Contributions may be made to the Dempsey Center in Lewiston, at dempseycenter.org, the Hospice House in Auburn or to the Cynthia Gagne Memorial Fund at the Church of the Nazarene.

HODGDON — Kenneth Lewis Jr., 84, passed away Tuesday, March 20, in Gorham. Family and friends are invited to attend a time of visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 26, at the Windham Chapel of Dolby, Blais & Segee, 434 River Road. Military honors will be rendered at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kenneth’s memory to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114. Donations may also be made online at Shrinershospitalforchildren.org.

HOWARD — Marie P., 81, of Auburn, died Friday, March 23. Visitation will be held Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home in Auburn. The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the East Auburn Baptist Church in Auburn. Committal services will be held later in the spring at Mount Auburn Cemetery. Those wishing may make donations in Marie’s memory to: The East Auburn Baptist Church, 560 Park Avenue, Auburn, ME 04210. A Service of The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner ST., Auburn, ME 04210. 783-8545.

LEMELIN — Claudette D., 84, of Livermore, passed away Wednesday, March 21, in Auburn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church St., Jay. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 26, at Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. Interment in the spring at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park St., Livermore Falls. In lieu of flowers, if desired, please send donations to Alzheimer’s Association, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074.

MONTMINY — Gerard “Jerry” R., 81, a resident of Lewiston, died in Auburn on Sunday, March 18. Funeral services honoring Gerard’s life will be celebrated Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home. A memorial gathering will be held Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the service at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway, Lewiston 784-4023.

PLAISTED — George G., 81, of Jay, passed away Friday, March 23, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church St., Jay. Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the church prior to the funeral Mass. Interment with military honors will be held at a later date at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park St., Jay. Arrangements by Finley Funeral Home, 15 Church St., Livermore Falls. If desired, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Tri-Town Ministerial Association Food Cupboard, P.O. Box 314, Livermore Falls, ME 04254.

RICHARDS — Reginald R., 82, of Jay, passed away Thursday, March 22, in Jay. Relatives and friends are invited to visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at Wiles Remembrance Center, 301 Franklin Road, Jay. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 26, from the Beans Corner Baptist Church, 1478 Franklin Road, Jay, with Pastor Ira Hall officiating. Burial will take place in May at the Lakeview Cemetery in Wilton.

RODGERS — Bernard Douglas Jr., 66, of Lewiston, died Wednesday, March 21. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home in Auburn. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Those wishing may make donations in “Doug’s” memory to: The Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Foundation, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240. A Service of The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210. 783-8545.

ROY — Daniel P., 62, of Lewiston, passed away in Lewiston on Wednesday, March 21. Visitation will be held at the Albert & Burpee Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 27, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7 p.m., with a Celebration of Life Service at 7 p.m. Donations may be made in Daniel’s memory to the Dempsey Center, PO Box 277, Auburn, ME 04212. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

SAWYER — Muriel J., 88, of Lewiston, died Wednesday, March 21. A celebration of life and private burial will be held in the spring at the family plot in Poland.


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