Lifelong Sanford resident and World War II veteran Leon Tanguay passed away January 27 at the age of 98. Read his obituary here: https://blackfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/leon-tanguay. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 8th at Holy Family Church. A live stream of the service will also be available at the parish website https://stthereseparishmaine.org/livestream. Interment with military honors will be held in the spring at Saint Ignatius Cemetery.
Alan “Big Al” Nichols, a 1982 Sanford High School graduate, passed away on January 30 at the age of 58. Read his obituary here: https://blackfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/alan-nichols-2023. Visit hours for family and friends will be held Monday, February 6 at Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main St., from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. A spring burial is planned.
Cecile T. Giguere, 82, of Sanford, passed away on January 30, following a period of declining health and a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Read her obituary here: https://blackfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/cecile-giguere. A graveside service will be held at a later date in the summer.
Polly Mapes of Springvale passed away January 30 at the age of 93. She was a fashion designer and model before marrying her high school sweetheart, H. Allen Mapes. Read her obituary here: https://blackfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/polly-mapes. Visiting hours for family and friends will be held on Friday, February 10th from 4-6pm at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main Street, where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 11th at 10:00 am. A graveside service and burial will be held in the spring.
Robert Louis Foisy, 80, passed on January 28th after a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded in his last days at home by his wife and family. Read his obituary here: https://blackfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/robert-foisy. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 PM with a memorial service following at 3:00 PM on Sunday, February 12th at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, located at 580 Main Street in Springvale. Interment with military honors will be in the spring at the Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Sanford resident Christina Hoar, 88, a graduate of Nasson College, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Wednesday, January 25. Read her obituary here: https://blackfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/christina-hoar. A spring burial is planned.
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