Patricia A. Kinsman, 50, of Alfred, died unexpectedly on Sept. 5, 2011 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, in the company of her loved ones. Visitation will be held from 1:30-3 p.m. with a memorial service following at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home located at 580 Main St. in Springvale. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., 2600 Network Blvd., Suite 300, Frisco, TX 75034. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit

Daniel Pelletier, 58, of Acton, died unexpectedly the morning of Sept. 6, 2011. A funeral service will take place this Friday, Sept. 9 at 3 p.m. at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main St., Springvale. Visiting hours will begin at noon until the time of the service. Condolences may be expressed at

Bernice “Ruth” Thomas, 90, of Charles Road, passed away on Sept. 6, 2011 at Southridge Living and Rehabilitation Center in Biddeford. A private burial will be held in Hiram. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. at the North Saco Congregational Church. Arrangements are with Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Homes, Saco and Buxton,

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