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Philip L. Caron Sr.

HORNTOWN, Va. — Philip L. Caron Sr., 76, died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Salem, Mass., he was the son of the late Ephrem Caron and Clara Bourque Caron.
Mr. Caron was a United States Navy veteran. He had worked in auto body repair and restoration. He was also chief of police in Sandown, N.H., and a member of the American Legion in Snow Hill, and he enjoyed saltwater fishing as well as building remote control airplanes.
He is survived by a son, Philip L. Caron Jr. and his wife, Lisa, of Windham, N.H.; a brother, Donald Caron and his wife, Patsy, of Smyrna, Del.; a sister, Irene McDougal and her husband, Michael, of Whenham, Mass.; a brother-in-law, Robert Devove of Salem, Mass.; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by a sister, Lorraine Devove.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1138 Parsons Road, Salisbury, Md. 21801.