Vesta Calder, 87, a longtime resident of Kennebunk, died Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Newton Center in Sanford after a long illness. There are no services scheduled at this time. Burial will be in the spring, in Evergreen Cemetery in Kennebunk. Arrangements are under the direction of Black Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale. Condolences can be expressed at

Lillian LaBonte, 67, of Biddeford, passed away early Thursday morning on Feb. 28, 2013, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. There will be no visiting hours. Arrangements are by Cote Funeral Home, Saco. To sign the guest book or leave condolences, go to If friends desire, donations may be made in Lillian’s name to: Maine Cancer Foundation, 170 U.S. Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105.

Thaxter A. Parker, 84, of Sanford, died Feb. 24 in Kennebunk. A graveside service with military honors will be held in the spring at the Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Springvale. Black Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale.

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