Lynn Carro Smith, 58

PORTLAND — On May 22, 2014, Lynn Carro Smith left this earth.

Lynn was born on April 22, 1956, to Everett and Joan Carro. She was raised by her father, who she loved dearly. She graduated from Oxford Hills High School in 1974.

Lynn was happily married to Donald W. Smith. They made their home on Nichol Street in South Paris. They were married in their back yard in July of 1978.

Lynn opened her home as a childcare provider and then became an employee of The Progress Center, receiving many awards for her dedication to those she cared for. Lynn retired from the center to spend time with her beloved Donnie until his passing in 2004. They shared a love of nature, music and NASCAR racing.

Lynn shared her life with many pets and will be sadly missed by her rescued cats Psycho and Morty, and her four-legged roommate Abigail.

Lynn is survived by her siblings Jenny Edwards of Poland, Chris Saluti of Rochester N.H., Tom Carro of Oxford, and Joleen George of Oxford. Also surviving are an uncle and an aunt.

Lynn accepted Don's daughters and their families as her own, Audrey L'Heureux of Auburn, Rain Smith of Auburn and Katrina Dailey of Harrison. Lynn is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins, grand- and great-grandchildren. Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.chandlerfunerals.com

There will be a graveside service celebrating Lynn's life on June 14, at 3 p.m. She will be laid to rest with her husband in the Smith Family Ballast Cemetery at 27 Nichol St., South Paris. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 45 Main St., South Paris.

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