Barbara Clinton (Dalzel) Alfano passed away on Oct. 21, 2011 surrounded by her husband and “adopted” daughter, Kathy Carrico. Funeral arrangements were made by Woodridge Memorial Park and Funeral Home of Lexington, S.C.

John Battis, 73, of Springvale and formerly of Newburyport, Mass., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 at Goodall Hospital in Sanford. At John’s request services will be private. Burial will be at the Highland Cemetery in Newburyport. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, 29 Winter St., Sanford. Condolences may be expressed at

Mrs. Brig. Elizabeth M. (Rochat) Henry, of Old Orchard Beach, was promoted to glory on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. Visitation will be on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 at the Salvation Army Corps in Old Orchard Beach, 2 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach from 10-11 a.m. A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. at the Corps. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. Arrangements are by Dennett, Craig & Pate in Saco. Condolences may be posted to In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to: The Salvation Army Portland Corps, 297 Cumberland Ave., Portland, ME 04101-4920.

Richard M. “Tex” St. Ours, 76, a lifetime resident of Biddeford, passed away at Southern Maine Medical Center on Oct. 26, 2011. The family invites all who knew and loved Tex to celebrate his life on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at noon at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, for a receiving hour. A memorial service will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: St. Louis Alumni Association, Attn: Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 493, Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit

Betty Lillian Poutot Phillips, 93, of Ocean Park, passed away Oct. 28, 2011 at the Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford. Visiting hours are to be held Monday 4-7 p.m. at the Dennett, Craig & Pate 365 Main St., Saco. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the United Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Burton Howe of the United Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the United Baptist Church, 318 Main St., Saco, or the Ministries and Missionary Benefit Board, 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1700, New York, NY 10115-0049. Private condolences may be made to

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