Edgar F. Lane
Edgar F. Lane
  • May 12, 1931 - October 21, 2017
  • South Paris, Maine

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Edgar F. Lane Jr.
1931 - 2017

SOUTH PARIS - Edgar F. Lane Jr., 86, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Maine Veteran's Home in South Paris. He was born in Lisbon Falls on May 12, 1931, the son of the late Edgar Sr. and Gertude (Drake) Lane.
Ed lived in Maine his entire life. He was educated in Leeds and went back to school in 1998 to obtain his diploma. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War until his honorable discharge. Ed enjoyed camping with many friends and family, painting, making rugs and lamps, playing cards and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of the American Legion in Buckfield, a member of the Court St. Baptist Church, volunteered at CMMC and worked as a greeter at Wal-Mart. Ed was a dairy farmer throughout most of his life in Maine.
Ed is survived by his son, David and wife Anita Lane of Turner; his daughter, Debra and husband Michael Terrell of Durham, ME; his 6 grandchildren, Stephen Drapeau and wife Jen, Ken Lane and significant other, Nicole, Jason Drapeau, Hope Lane, Nichol Soule and husband Michael, Eric Lane and wife Melissa; his 13 great-grandchildren; his two sisters, Raejean Lester and Carol Riley; his two brothers, Leigh Lancaster and Alan Lane; his significant other, Anna Jipson and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife of 47 years, Lavinia (Collins); his parents and his eldest daughter, Kathleen Drapeau.
Ed's family wishes to thank Stephen's Memorial Hospital Staff, Maine Veteran's Home and Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice for their compassionate care towards Ed and family.
Friends and family are invited to share their memories and offer their condolences by visiting Ed's online guestbook at www.thefortingroupauburn.com


LANE - Edgar F. Jr., 86, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017 in South Paris. A visitation will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017 from 4-7pm at Fortin/AUBURN. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 10am at Fortin/AUBURN. A committal will follow at 1pm at the Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery on Civic Center Dr. in Augusta. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ed's memory to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, Maine 04240. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, Maine 04210. 783-8545.