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MEDWAY – Eugene Franklin Stanley Sr., 78, husband of Margaret Irene (Sorenson) Stanley, passed away Feb. 12, 2010, surrounded by his whole family at an Orono health care facility. He was born Aug. 23, 1931, in Millinocket, the son of George and Alberta Priscilla (Hopkins) Stanley. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He worked at Great Northern Paper Co. for 43 years, retiring in 1993. Mr. Stanley was an avid outdoorsman who loved being in the woods. He put thousands of miles on his four-wheelers, checking out wildlife all over the state. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Eugene Stanley Jr. and Sandra of Medway and Barbara Tompkins and Mike of Enfield; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Brydon Stanley and Angela of South Portland, Amanda Stanley of Windham and Benjamin Gagnon of Enfield and his three children, Camden, Blake and Averie; two brothers and two sisters, Carroll Stanley, Clara Cox and Norma Kimball, all of Medway, and Alton Stanley and Elizabeth of East Millinocket; several special nieces and nephews; as well as many special stepgrandchildren and great-stepgrandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Earl, George Emery, Otho, Leon, John and George Edward Stanley; and a sister, Beatrice McLaughlin. Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Temple, Assembly of God, 2 Orchard St., East Millinocket, with the Rev. Regginal Adams officiating. Spring interment will be at Grindstone Road Cemetery, Medway. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at

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