Anita Allen, 85, of Biddeford, passed away very peacefully Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough. Family services will be private. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. To share condolences online, please visit www.hopememorial.com. Anita’s family would like to thank the staff of Gosnell Hospice House for their tender and loving care. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Gosnell Memorial Hospice, 11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME 04074.

Marilyn Carle, 80, of Saco and Princeton, died Oct. 29, 2011, with her family by her side, in Scarborough at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice Home. Funeral services will be held at the Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church in Dayton on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. Visiting hours at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main St., Saco, will be Saturday, Nov. 5 from 2-4 p.m. Graveside services in Princeton will be scheduled at a future date. www.dcpate.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Big Lake Campmeeting Association, P.O. Box 189, Saco, ME 04072.

Arlene E. Carrier (Junkins) Charles, 73, formerly of Saco, died Oct. 26, 2011 in Burlington, Canada after a brief illness. A graveside service will be held at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 at 11 a.m.

Joachim J. “Joe” Litalien, of Biddeford, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough, following a brief illness. Visiting hours will be 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Biddeford. Donations in memory of Joachim may be made to: St. Joseph Council of the Knights of Columbus No. 12941 Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1487, Biddeford, ME 04005. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit www.hopememorial.com.

Leona I. Parsons, 88, of Sanford, died Oct. 27 in Sanford after a brief illness. No services are planned at this time. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Animal Welfare Society, P.O. Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, 29 Winter St., Sanford. Condolences may be expressed at www.blackfuneralhomes.com.

Bruce A. St. Ours, 51, of Biddeford, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011 at Southern Maine Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford.

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