Julia E. Burke, 87, of Chanel Lane, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 at Goodall Hospital in Sanford. An hour of visitation will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 at the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market St., North Berwick, immediately followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. Rev. Robert G. Cole Sr. will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery in North Berwick. Friends who wish may contribute to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114. Arrangements are in the care of the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market St., North Berwick. Online condolences may be made at www.johnsonfuneralhomeme.com.

Dorothy May Lamb, 94, of Buxton, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 at San Marco Terrace Rehab and Care Center in St. Augustine, Fla. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Buxton at Tory Hill Cemetery. Simplicity Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Watts Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Inc., San Mateo, Fla. Condolences may be sent to the family by signing Dorothy’s online page at www.wattsfuneralhomes.com.

Helen Irene Rankin, 88, of Sanford, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 at the Newton Center. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak St. in Alfred. Committal prayers and burial will be held later. The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.

Alphonse P. Tardif, 88, of Saco, passed away late Thursday evening on Sept. 15, 2011, at Southridge Living Center in Biddeford. A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at Cote Funeral Home, corner of Beach and James streets, Saco. Burial will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. Arrangements are by Cote Funeral Home, Saco. To send private condolences to the family go to www.cotefuneralhome.com.

Simone Valliere passed away peacefully on Sept. 18, 2011, surrounded by her family, in the comfort of the home in which she was born. She was 79 years of age. Calling hours will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 and from 9-10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford. A Mass of Christian burial will then be celebrated at 11 a.m. at Most Holy Trinity Church, Good Shepherd Parish, 271 Main St., Saco, and burial service will then follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, 120 West St. in Biddeford. Arrangements are made by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford. To share condolences online, please visit www.hopememorial.com. In lieu of flowers, and with the gratitude of her family, donations in Simone’s honor are welcome to be made to Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074; or to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2-C, Scarborough, ME 04074.

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