Bertha I. Cote, 96, of Sanford, died on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at the Goodall Hospital in Sanford. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 24 at the Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, located at 29 Winter St. in Sanford. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 25 at St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish, Holy Family Church located on North Avenue in Sanford. Interment will be at Notre Dame Cemetery in Springvale. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit

Anita Joyce White Howes, loving mother, daughter and sister, passed away unexpectedly on May 19, 2012 in Biddeford.  A memorial service will be held at The First Baptist Church, 429 Main St. in Springvale, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 26. A celebration of life ceremony will immediately follow. All are welcome. Memorial contributions can be mailed to The First Baptist Church, 429 Main St., Springvale, ME 04083. Dennett, Craig & Pate, 365 Main St. in Saco, is in charge of the arrangements.

Raymond J. Normandeau, 90, of Shapleigh, died May 20 at his home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Holy Family Church of St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish in Sanford. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Ignatius Cemetery in Sanford. Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, 29 Winter St., Sanford is handling the arrangements.

Jeanne R. Veilleux, 71, of Arundel, died Wednesday morning, May 23, 2012 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland. Visiting hours will be 6-8 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2012 at Hope Memorial Chapel. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Joseph Church of the Good Shepherd Parish in Biddeford. Inurnment will be private in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit

Mark Warner, 58, of Dunedin, Fla. and formerly of Biddeford, died Tuesday, May 15 in Florida. Interment will be at a later date at St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford.

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