Raymond T. Horak, 61, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Nov. 8, at his home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Church in Hallowell. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Gardiner. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Staples Funeral Home in Gardiner to defray funeral costs.

Michael Knight, 59, of Dayton, died unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at Maine Medical Center in Portland. Visiting hours will be 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at St. Philip’s Church in Lyman. Donations in Michael memory may be made to: American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241. To share condolences online, please visit www.hopememorial.com.

Rita C. Peloquin, 82, of Biddeford, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at her home. There will be no visiting hours. Services will be private. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Albans School, Mt. St. Albans, Washington, DC 20016. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit www.hopememorial.com.

Florence F. Picard, 82, of Dayton, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at her home, after a long illness. Visiting hours will be 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at Hope Memorial Chapel. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at St. Joseph Church of the Good Shepherd Parish in Biddeford. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. Memorial donations in Florence’s name may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241 or the American Diabetes Association, Memorial & Donor Program, P.O. Box 13067, Alexandria, VA 22312. To share condolences online, please visit www.hopememorial.com.

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