EASTON – Paul E. Beaton, 56, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Jan. 29, 2013, as the result of a tragic fire at his home. He was born Sept. 30, 1956, in Flushing, N.Y., the son of Duncan E. and Dorothy M. (Burns) Beaton.
He was a graduate of C.B. East High School, Furlong, Pa. Paul served his country with the U.S. Army and had been employed by Halliburton Oil Co. as a petroleum extraction specialist.
He was predeceased by his brother, Mark S. Beaton, Jan. 29, 2013. He is survived by his parents, Duncan and Dorothy Beaton of Houlton; one brother and sister-in-law, Charles D. and Laureen Beaton of Easton; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Debra A. and Timothy Guiod of Houlton and Dawn E. and Frederick Quelle of Coralville, Iowa; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service to celebrate the lives of Paul and Mark will be conducted 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main St., Fort Fairfield, with Pastor Vaughn Martin officiating. Interment will take place later in the spring at Estes Park Cemetery, Easton. A time of continued fellowship with refreshments will be held after the service at Easton Wesleyan Church, 210 Center Road, Easton.