Lawrence P. Bron, 45, of Old Hollis Road, passed away Jan. 16, 2012, following a lengthy battle with cancer. Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 from 12-3 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 3 p.m., at Independent Death Care, 660 Brighton Ave., Portland. Burial will be private. To offer words of condolence to the family, sign a guest book and share memories, go to the obituary page at

Eva Desrochers Tibbetts Edwards, 90, died peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 at St. Theresa’s Health Care Facility in Manchester, N.H. Visiting hours will be on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 from 10 a.m. to noon at Cote Funeral Home, the corner of Beach and James streets in Saco. A funeral service will follow at noon in the funeral home. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery following the service. Arrangements are by Cote Funeral Home, Saco. Those wishing to send a private condolence to the family should go to Should friends desire, contributions may be sent to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Attn: Tribute Gifts, Church Street Station, P.O. Box 780, New York, NY 10008-0780.

Helen Muriel Robinson, 80, of Biddeford, died peacefully Monday afternoon, Jan. 16, 2012 at the Monarch Center in Saco. Visiting hours will be 10-11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 at Hope Memorial Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Alzheimer’s Assoc./Maine Chapter, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. To share condolences online, visit

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