Joseph T. R. Dionne Sr., 80, of Sanford, died at his home on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 after a brief illness. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18 at the Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery located on Stanley Road in Springvale. Arrangements are under the direction of Black Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the American Cancer Society, New England Division, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.blackfuneralhomes.com.

Leo Paul Drouin, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 at the Evergreen Care Facility in Saco, following a brief illness. Burial is private, and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Owen W. Gilpatrick III, 52, of Alfred, passed away on Jan. 8, 2013 at his residence in Alfred. A celebration of Owen’s life will take place on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main St., Springvale. Family and friends are invited to gather for a time of visitation beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations in his memory to the York County Shelter Program Inc., P.O. Box 820, Alfred, ME 04002. Condolences may be expressed at www.blackfuneralhomes.com.

Ralph Edgar Harrison, of Sanford and Kennebunk, died at his home in Springvale on Tuesday, Jan. 8, with his family around him. Private services will be held at the Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Springvale. Arrangements are under the direction of Black Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale. Condolences may be expressed at www.blackfuneralhomes.com.

Maurice W. Pontbriant Sr., 68, of Naples, Fla., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Arrangements are entrusted to Naples Funeral Home, (239) 775-4255, www.naplesfuneralhome.com.

Doris Louise Sullivan, 88, of Auburn, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at Clover Manor Health Care Facility, following a short illness. Funeral services honoring Doris’ life will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Memorial Chapel of Dillingham & Son. Visitation will be held on Friday from 9 a.m. till the time of service at Dillingham & Son Memorial Chapel, 62 Spring St., Auburn, 784-6449. Burial will be private at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Those wishing may make donations in Doris’ memory to the Cox Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 294, Hallowell, ME 04347 or to the Auburn Suburban Little League, P.O. Box 1615, Auburn, ME 04211. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com.

Clare T. Whitten, 85, of Biddeford, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at the Monarch Center in Saco. There will be no visiting hours. A funeral service will be on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. Spring burial will be in Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk.  Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit www.hopememorial.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in Clare’s memory may be made to Good Shepherd Food Bank, P.O. Box 1807, Auburn, ME 04210.

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