ASHLEY – Benjamin J. Jr., 78, of West Paris, died in West Paris, Jan. 24. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. at Weston-Chandler Funeral Home, 45 Main St., South Paris, with interment in the spring at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in South Paris. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. Online condolences may be shared with his family at

CAREY – Philip L., 86, of Lewiston, died Friday, Jan. 26, in Togus. At the request of the family, all services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Togus VA Medical Center, Department of Veteran Affairs, Voluntary Services (135), 1 VA Center, Augusta, ME 04330. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home and Cremation Services,

DOOEN – Gayland “Gink,” 75, of Bethel, died unexpectedly Jan. 26, at Stephen’s Memorial Hospital. Visiting hours will be held at the Greenleaf Funeral Home, 37 Vernon St., Bethel on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. with masonic services at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the West Bethel Church on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Norman Rust officiating. Spring burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Bethel. Memorial gifts in his memory are requested to either the Telstar Athletic Boosters, c/o J. Kimball, MSAD 44, 21 Philbrook Street, Bethel, ME 04217 or to the Mahoosuc Kids Association, c/o J. Hart, 19 Crescent Lane, Bethel, ME 04217.

EVRARD – Walter C. Sr., 81, died on Jan. 25. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m., at the
ALBERT & BURPEE FUNERAL HOME. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Interment will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery. A service of Albert & Burpee Funeral Home.

FIFIELD – Bonnie, 94, of Auburn, died Friday, Jan. 26, at Clover Manor in Auburn, following a short illness after hip surgery. She donated her body to science. No funeral is planned. A private graveside ceremony will be held in May.

SMALL – Lawrence “Sonny,” 74, of Canton, formerly of Wilton, died Jan. 26, in Lewiston. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center,
136 High St., Wilton. Winter entombment is at the center with interment in the spring at Lakeview Cemetery in Wilton. Those who desire may make memorial donations to the Calvary Baptist Church in Turner. Condolences may be shared with the family at wiles [email protected]

THIBODEAU – Retired Army Lt. Col. Edrick J. Thibodeau, 89, of Lewiston, passed away on Jan. 26, in Auburn. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m., at St. Patrick’s Chapel. Interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A service of