Roland Jerry DesRoberts, 89, of Sanford, died on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish, Holy Family Church, located on 66 North Ave. in Sanford. Interment will be in the spring at St. Ignatius Cemetery in Sanford. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Waban Projects, Inc., 5 Dunaway Drive, Sanford, ME 04073. Arrangements are under the direction of Black Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale. Condolences may be expressed at www.blackfuneralhomes.com.

Brian James Harris, 50, of Sanford, died on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home located at 580 Main St. in Springvale. Interment will be in the spring at Ocean View Cemetery in Wells. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider sending a memorial contribution to the Harris Family c/o Teresa Harris, 34 New Dam Road, Sanford ME 04073. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.blackfuneralhomes.com.

Raoul “Ralph” J. Mercier, 67, of Biddeford, died on Jan. 28, 2013 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, following a long illness. Visiting hours will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at Hope Memorial Chapel. A funeral service with military honors will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements are being handled by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences with the family please visit www.hopememorial.com.

Betty E. Peavey, 63, of Shapleigh, and formerly of Columbia, Conn., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 5 p.m. at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main St., Springvale. Visiting hours for family and friends will begin at 3 p.m. until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations in her memory to the Acton Congregational Church Youth Group, P.O. Box 28, Acton ME 04001. Condolences may be expressed at www.blackfuneralhomes.com.

Teresa Rafferty, 73, of Sanford, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Goodall Hospital in Sanford. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Jerome’s Church in North Weymouth, Mass. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m., and burial will follow at the Mount Hope Cemetery in South Weymouth, Mass., where she will be buried next to her husband, Donny, and her son, Steven. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations in her name to Waban Projects, 5 Dunaway Drive, Sanford, ME 04073. A memorial Mass for Terrie will be celebrated at a later date at St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish in Sanford. Arrangements are under the direction of the Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, 29 Winter St., Sanford. Condolences may be expressed at www.blackfuneralhomes.com.

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