Claudette G. Faulkner passed away on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, surrounded by her loving family after a 23-year, courageous and valiant battle with breast cancer, which she faced with the same grace, strength and dignity in how she lived her life. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. John Roman Catholic Church, York St., Bangor. Interment will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Bangor. Gifts may be made in Claudette’s memory to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St., Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Albert W. Jariz, 88, of Arundel, died Saturday morning, Feb. 11, 2012 at his home, after a long illness. Visiting hours will be 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at Hope Memorial Chapel. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 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. To share condolences online, please visit

Beatrice G. Pepin, 84, a lifelong resident of Sanford, passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 at her home, surrounded by her family. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish, Holy Family Church in Sanford. Burial will be in the spring at St. Ignatius Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, 29 Winter St., Sanford. Condolences may be expressed at

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