ROCKLAND – Mark Angelos, entered into new life on his 55th birthday, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, surrounded by his loved ones, after a courageous battle with multiple sclerosis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s disease.” Friends and relatives are invited to visit 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland, where a prayer vigil will be held 6:30 p.m. A memorial Mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 150 Broadway, Rockland, with the Rev. Mark Reinhardt officiating. A reception will be at Grispi Center at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made, as Mark would have wished to eHope Foundation, P.O. Box 7794, Portland, ME 04112 or to Angels for Angelos Fund, care of Dennis Norton, CPA, P.O. Box 876, Rockland, ME 04841.