PATTEN – Paul Parsons Sr., 60, died Sept. 6, 2008, in Houlton. He was born March 12, 1948, in Peabody, Mass., the son of Leonard and Irene (Sheehan) Parsons. Paul enjoyed his family, spending time with his grandkids, hunting and fishing, and was an avid outdoorsman. In addition to his mother of Peabody, Mass., he is survived by the love of his life, Virginia Fahey of Patten; four sons, Paul Jr. of Portland, Mark of North Carolina, Mickey of Millinocket and Leonard of Haverhill, Mass.; one daughter, Tammy Farwell of Houlton; several stepchildren, Dave, Steve, Ted, Bob, George, Michael and Sean; many grandchildren; two sisters, June Flynn and Jill Ryan, both of Peabody, Mass.; several nieces and nephews; his special friends, Ron Farwell and Robin LeBlanc. He was pre-deceased by his father; and a granddaughter, Melissa McGraw. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Patten Cemetery with the Rev. Donnis Willigar officiating. Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls.