Richard Bitere “Rich” Kearsley Jr., 56, of Kennebunk, died on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, following a sudden illness. Calling hours will be on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Holy Spirit Parish/St. Martha’s Church, Route 1, Kennebunk. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk. www.bibberfuneral.com.

Emile Poisson, 72, of Springvale, died Dec. 23 at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main St., Springvale.

Leonard R. Sanborn Sr., 86, of Arundel, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at his residence. Visiting hours will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Cote Funeral Home, corner of Beach and James streets, Saco. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday at Most Holy Trinity Church, Good Shepherd Parish in Saco. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Cote Funeral Home, Saco. To send private condolences to the family, go to www.cotefuenralhome.com.