John D. Testa Jr., 52, of Old Orchard Beach, passed away on Dec. 17, 2011 unexpectedly in Lewiston. In honoring his request, there will be no visitation or funeral. There will be a celebration of his life on Jan. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Fitchburg, Mass. Knights of Columbus Hall. Arrangements are with Old Orchard Beach Funeral Home.

Roger J. Madore, 86, of Biddeford, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough after a brief illness. Visiting hours will be 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 at Hope Memorial Chapel. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 at St. Joseph Church of the Good Shepherd Parish in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. Memorial donations in Roger’s memory may be made to the Gosnell Hospice House, 11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME 04074. To share condolences online, please visit

John B. Polackwich, 63, of Saco, passed away peacefully and suddenly on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 at his residence at Two Lights State Park. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco. Arrangements are by Cote Funeral Home, Saco. To send private condolences to the family go to

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