Marguerite T. Charland, 88, of Biddeford, died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Seal Rock Health Care Facility in Saco after a long illness. Visiting hours will be 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Hope Memorial Chapel. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at St. Joseph Church of the Good Shepherd Parish in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. Memorial donations in Marguerite’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, New England Division, Inc., 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. To share condolences online, please visit

N. Pearl Higgins, 91, of Sanford, died after a brief illness on June 22, 2013 at Hillcrest Gardens in Sanford. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26 at the Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, located at 29 Winter St. in Sanford. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider sending a memorial contribution to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. Arrangements are under the direction of Black Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit

Reed W. Rumery, 89, of Granite Point Road, passed away June 23, 2013 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. Friends and family may call Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main St., Saco. Visiting hours will be concluded with Masonic and military honors. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery on July 1, 2013. For those wishing to make memorial contributions in his memory, please consider Biddeford Pool Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 169, Lester Orcutt Blvd., Biddeford Pool, ME 04005.

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