Helen Bissonnette, 71, of Saco, passed away after a long illness on March 17, 2013, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, surrounded by her loving family. Visiting hours will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Cote Funeral Home, 87 James St. in Saco. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. Arrangements are by Cote Funeral Home, Saco. To sign the guestbook or send condolences to the family, please go to www.cotefuneralhome.com.

Laurette Giselle Pothier, 85, of Saco, died Saturday evening, March 16 at her home, after a long illness. Visiting hours will be 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. Memorial donations in Laurette’s memory may be made to Cheverus High School, 267 Ocean Ave., Portland, ME 04103. To share condolences online, please visit www.hopememorial.com.

Robert B. Whitehouse, of Hollywood, Fla., died March 9, 2013 at his home, of ALS (Lou Gehrig) disease.

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