Edward L. Toothaker, 73

Edward L. Toothaker

Edward L. Toothaker

LEWISTON — Edward Lamont Toothaker, 73, of Fryeburg, died Saturday evening, Aug. 24, 2013 at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston with his family at his side.

He was born Sept. 10, 1939, at Coles Nursing Home in Dixfield, a son of Lamont and Ruth Clemens Toothaker. Edward attended the Weld Grammar School, leaving school to work in the woods with his father. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and liked to camp at Tumbledown Mountain. He made his home with his mother in Weld and was often seen walking to the Phillips Road, going to the Weld General Store. He had most recently made his home at the Fryeburg Health Center, where he enjoyed playing bingo, listening to country music and watching old western movies.

He is survived by his brothers, Garfield of Gorham and Richard of Weld; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents; an infant sister; and a half-sister, Doris Waterhouse.

Condolences, tributes and a memorial video may be shared on his memorial wall at www.wilesrc.com

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 136 High Street, Wilton with Rev. Lloyd Waterhouse officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the center, Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. Interment will be at the Robertson Cemetery in Weld.

The family suggests that those who desire consider memorial gifts to the Weld Congregational Church Ladies, Weld, ME 04285.

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