BEAN — Francis Albert, passed away in South Paris on Thursday, Aug. 2. Services for Francis will be held at a later date. Interment will be in the private Bean Family Cemetery in Woodstock.

BROWN — Edward N., 89, of Auburn died Thursday, Aug. 2. Visiting hours will be held at FortinAuburn on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon followed by a Celebration of Life Service at noon, also at the funeral home. Committal prayers will follow the service at Oak Hill Cemetery in Auburn. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Ed’s memory to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, 783-8545.

DECOSTER — John Roger, 81, passed away in Lakeland, Fla., on Sunday, July 29. A celebration of life will be held at East Auburn Baptist Church, 560 Park Ave, Auburn, ME 04210 on Friday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Fellowship and snacks to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Camino Global designated to Obrero Fiel in Memory of John DeCoster, 8625 La Prada Drive, Dallas, TX 75228, 800-366-2264.

MONIER — Sandra Lee Simone, 72, of Randolph, passed away in Lewiston on Sunday, July 29. A celebration of Sandy and Paul’s life will be held at New Life Stevens Mills Church, 57 Manley Road, Auburn, on Saturday, Aug. 25, at 10:30 a.m.

RAINVILLE — Lauretta, 95, formerly of Lewiston, died in Auburn on Thursday, Aug. 2. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Sunday, Aug. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. Service will be Monday, 1 p.m., at Holy Cross Church. Interment, Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601. Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

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