Paul H. Shane

August 23, 1937 - January 29, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Service Date:

Services for Paul will be held in the Spring

Paul H. Shane, of Sanford, passed away unexpectedly at his home at the age of 82, on January 29, 2020.

Paul was born on August 23, 1937, in Casco, Maine, one of three children born to Harry and Doris (Merrill) Shane.

Paul attended school in Naples, Maine, joining the Army in 1959; Paul devoted six years of his life to serving his country.

Paul worked many years at the Waterboro Maine Transfer Station.

Paul married his wife Joyce and together raised four children and celebrated 49 years of marriage.

Paul missed his lovely wife Joyce, there can be some comfort knowing that the two are now together again.

Paul enjoyed fishing, playing cards with his family and friends sitting in the sun on his deck enjoying a nice cold beer.

Paul is predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Joyce Ann Shane; his father, Harry Shane; his mother Doris (Merrill) Shane; two sisters Sherry Morgan and Cynthia Jean.

Paul is survived by his four children Peggy Graffam of Detroit, Maine; Paul Shane and wife Christa of Lisbon, Maine; Thomas Shane and wife Lorie of Sanford, Maine; Angela Metivier of Lebanon Maine; seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Paul’s service details will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Paul’s memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 200 Vesey Street, 28th Floor New York, NY 10281.

The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling the arrangements.


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