Patricia “Pat” Russell Leclerc

Patricia “Pat” Russell Leclerc, 86, passed away on March 5, 2018 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston after a short illness. She previously lived on her family farm in Durham, Maine. Pat was born on July 17, 1932 to Clyde A. and Ruth T….

Kenneth P. Fortin

Kenneth P. Fortin, 38, of Auburn, passed away peacefully at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn, on March 7, 2019. He was the son of Kenneth F. and Trudy R. (Wright) Fortin, he was born on March 30, 1980 in Lewiston. Ken was educated locally, graduating from…

Janet McGowan

Janet McGowan, 80, of Auburn, passed away in Auburn on March 4th, 2019 with her loving daughters by her side. Jan was born on May 25th, 1938 in Lewiston to Dorothy and Theodore Fournier. She married Delano (Mac) McGowan on September 3rd, 1956. Together, they…

Theresa Dorothy Vangeli Wheaton

Theresa Dorothy Vangeli Wheaton died Sunday, February 17, at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn, Maine at the age of 83. Born in Lewiston on August 17, 1935 to the late Emilio and Carmela (Spugnardi) Vangeli, both Italian immigrants, Theresa spent her childhood and most…

Reverend Monsignor Raymond F. Begin

Due to the incoming storm on this Monday, the service has been rescheduled to Tuesday, March 5, 2019.  Visitation with Cremains will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 10:00-10:45 a.m., Holy Family Church of Prince of Peace Parish, 607 Sabattus Street, Lewiston, followed immediately…

Wilfred M. Chouinard

Wilfred M. Chouinard, 79, of Lewiston, died at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, with his family by his side. Born in Lewiston on February 16, 1940, he was the son of Arthur and Irene…

Marilyn Isaacson Simonds

Marilyn Isaacson Simonds, age 90, died Tuesday, February 26 in Lewiston surrounded by her loving children. Marilyn was born in Lewiston on April 22, 1928, the daughter of Judge Harris M. and Goldie Resnick Isaacson.  She attended LaSalle College and graduated from the University of…

Robert L. Cloutier

Robert L. Cloutier, 90, formerly of Lewiston, died Saturday, February 23, 2019, at the Clover Living Center in Auburn, where he had been a resident for the past three years. Born in Auburn on June 3, 1928, he was the son of Ernest and Anna…

Eileen T. O’Sullivan

Eileen T. O’Sullivan, 92, of Auburn and formerly of Megquier Hill Road in Poland, died Thursday, February 21, 2019, at the Clover Manor in Auburn. Born in New York City on August 21, 1926, she was the daughter of Michael and Julia Stanton O’Brien. Educated…

W. Paul Deschene

William Paul Deschene, age 80, of North Fort Myers, FL, and formerly of Lewiston, ME, passed away in Cape Coral, Florida at the Hope Hospice, surrounded by family on Monday, February 18, 2019. He was born on June 17, 1938 in Brunswick, Maine to William…

Norma Lorraine Paradis

Norma Lorraine (Thibodeau) Paradis, 89, of Palm Desert, California (formerly of Lewiston, Maine), died Sunday, February 17, 2019 at the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California after experiencing a stroke. Norma was born in Lewiston, ME on August 3, 1929, the only daughter and…

Mary C. Bird

Mary C. Bird, 97, of Lewiston passed away on February 11, 2019 at d’Youville Pavilion. She was born on March 8, 1922 the daughter of Patrick and Margaret Madden Clabby. Mary was educated locally. Mary moved to Washington D.C. in 1948 where she became a…