Gerard Lionel Charest

Gerard Lionel Charest, 89, of Lewiston, died at his home on Monday, January 14, 2013. Born on April 21, 1923, in Saint Pascal, P.Q., Canada, he was the son of Thomas and Amanda Charest, and moved to Lewiston Junction in Auburn with his family in…

Gilbert Vaillancourt

Gilbert Vaillancourt, 88, of Auburn, died January 10, 2013, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Lowell Mass on October 10, 1924, the son of Peter and Laura Roy Vaillancourt. While…

Fred Leavitt Riley

Fred Leavitt Riley, of Auburn, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on January 9, 2013, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn. He was 94. Mr. Riley was born in Lewiston on March 23, 1918, the son…

Julie Smith

ulie Smith, 82, of Minot, died Monday, January 7, 2013, at the Clover Manor in Auburn. Services will be private, interment in the spring at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.

Simonne A. Sirois

Simonne A. Sirois, 82, formerly of 312 Pond Road, Lewiston, and a longtime resident of Ninth Street in Auburn, died Friday, January 4, 2013, at the d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston, where she had been a resident for the past 3 years. Born in Lewiston on…

John P. Spencer Jr.

John P. Spencer Jr., 41, of Litchfield, died unexpectedly on December 30, 2012. Born on July 23, 1971, he was the son of John P. Spencer Sr. and Linda Kell Spencer Voisine. Educated locally, he was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of ’91,…

John Dennis Wheaton

John Dennis Wheaton died Wednesday, December 26, in Lewiston, Maine. He was 76 years old. John was born in Biddeford, Maine, on September 22, 1936 to the late Frank and Caroline (Cyr) Wheaton.  John grew up in Saco and attended Thornton Academy where he was an accomplished…

Shirley Ann Greeley

Shirley Ann Greeley, 76, of Auburn, died Friday, December 21, 2012, at the Odd Fellows Home in Auburn, where she had been a resident since last February. Born in Auburn on March 25, 1936, she was the daughter of Antonio and Doris Taylor Lagueux. Educated…

Irene Alma Cote

Irene Alma Cote, 85, formerly of Sabattus, ME, and Watertown, CT, died Thursday, December 13, 2012, at Bolster Heights Nursing Home in Auburn, ME. Born in Lewiston, ME, on September 11, 1927, she was the daughter of Emmanuel J. and Malvina Lizotte Cote. Educated in…

Robert L. “Bob” Despres

Robert L. “Bob” Despres, 72, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012, surrounded by family and friends, at d’Youville Pavilion after losing his battle with cancer. Bob was born in Lewiston on February 8, 1940, the eldest son of Lucien G. and Clara A. Allen Despres….

Cecile Rancourt

Cecile Rancourt, of Lewiston, died on December 8, 2012, at her home. She was born on August 31, 1927, the daughter of Louis Philippe and Ernestine Hamann Gagne. She attended St. Peter & Paul School and graduated from Lewiston High School in 1946. She was…

Gloria F. Bilier

Gloria F. Bilier, 85, of 143 Mill Street, Auburn, died Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at the Montello Manor in Lewiston. Born in Auburn on January 18, 1927, she was the daughter of Raoul and Lillian Lebrun Fortin. Educated in Auburn schools, she was a graduate…