Staff

Our dedicated staff are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

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Dana Chandler Funeral Home Owner/Director dana@chandlerfunerals.com

Dana is a 1979 graduate of Edward Little High School in Auburn. He graduated from New England Institute of Applied Arts and Science in 1981. He worked for Stanton Funeral Home in Watertown, Mass. while in school. He returned to Maine in 1982 to work for Raymond Funeral Homes, Inc. In 1993, he purchased the Raymond Funeral Homes in Norway, South Paris and Mechanic Falls, renaming them Weston-Chandler Funeral Homes, Inc. Dana lives in Norway with his wife, Pat; his son, Marc has joined him in the business and lives in Norway with his wife Amanda; his stepdaughters, Catherine Jones McCrossan of New Jersey. and Stephanie Toothaker of South Paris; and his grandchildren Emma Laird, Jack and Connor McCrossan,Charlotte McCrossan, Sophia and Carley Toothaker. He is a Past President of the Norway-Paris Kiwanis Club, a Past Master of Tyrian Lodge #73 AF & AM in Mechanic Falls, a member of Oxford Lodge #18 in Norway, St. Andrews RAC, Oxford Council R&SM, Lewiston Commandry and Kora Temple. He is an active member of many State and National organizations associated with the funeral industry. Dana is past chairman of the board of the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce. He serves on the Town of Paris Cemetery committee and is the Sexton for the Town of Paris. He is also a member of The First Congregational Church in South Paris. 

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Dwayne Black Licensed Funeral Director

Dwayne Black grew up in Maine and obtained as Associate of Science from New England Institute and an MBA from University of Maine, Orono. He and his wife Marcia live in Falmouth during the winter. During the summer they live on Frye Island enjoying the lake and natural beauty of Sebago. They have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. 

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Randy Wilday Licensed Funeral Director randy@chandlerfunerals.com

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Andrew J. Kulis Licensed Funeral Director

Andrew J. Kulis is orginally from Connecticut, and now lives in Maine. He served 10 years in the U.S. Nacy Seabee's. He has a Master of Public Health from American Military College. He is a licensed Funeral Director in the states of Connecticut and Maine, with over 20 years' experience in the death care profession. He has 3 years teaching experience, in his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing and camping. 

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Stephanie Toothaker Receptionist/Secretary stephanie@chandlerfunerals.com

Stephanie graduated from OHCHS in 2006 and worked at Norway Savings Bank as a Certified Teller for 6 years. She then worked at Bessey Motor Sales before coming to work for the funeral home in 2016. She and her husband Chad live above the funeral home in South Paris along with their 4 daughters, Emma, Alexis, Sophia and Carley. 

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Marc Chandler Licensed Funeral Director marc@chandlerfunerals.com

Marc graduated from Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School in 2008. He is a graduate of Hudson Valley Community College with an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science. He is a fully licensed director and has been working here since 2010. He lives in Norway with his wife Amanda and their dogs Zander and Willow.

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Elizabeth Smith Secretary/Administration liz@chandlerfunerals.com

Elizabeth is a 1981 graduate of Edward Little High School in Auburn and a 1982 graduate of Mansfield Beauty Academy in Lewiston. She has been with Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service since 1997. Prior to that she had been employed at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Lewiston for 10 years. She is a member of the Norway Recreation Commission and the First Congregational Church in South Paris. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her family. She lives in Norway with her husband, Wes. They have four children, Wes, Tony, Troy and Reba; and four grandchildren, Jordan, Joey, Brigham and Stella.

Dana Chandler

Funeral Home Owner/Director
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Dana is a 1979 graduate of Edward Little High School in Auburn. He graduated from New England Institute of Applied Arts and Science in 1981. He worked for Stanton Funeral Home in Watertown, Mass. while in school. He returned to Maine in 1982 to work for Raymond Funeral Homes, Inc. In 1993, he purchased the Raymond Funeral Homes in Norway, South Paris and Mechanic Falls, renaming them Weston-Chandler Funeral Homes, Inc. Dana lives in Norway with his wife, Pat; his son, Marc has joined him in the business and lives in Norway with his wife Amanda; his stepdaughters, Catherine Jones McCrossan of New Jersey. and Stephanie Toothaker of South Paris; and his grandchildren Emma Laird, Jack and Connor McCrossan,Charlotte McCrossan, Sophia and Carley Toothaker. He is a Past President of the Norway-Paris Kiwanis Club, a Past Master of Tyrian Lodge #73 AF & AM in Mechanic Falls, a member of Oxford Lodge #18 in Norway, St. Andrews RAC, Oxford Council R&SM, Lewiston Commandry and Kora Temple. He is an active member of many State and National organizations associated with the funeral industry. Dana is past chairman of the board of the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce. He serves on the Town of Paris Cemetery committee and is the Sexton for the Town of Paris. He is also a member of The First Congregational Church in South Paris. 

Dwayne Black

Licensed Funeral Director
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Dwayne Black grew up in Maine and obtained as Associate of Science from New England Institute and an MBA from University of Maine, Orono. He and his wife Marcia live in Falmouth during the winter. During the summer they live on Frye Island enjoying the lake and natural beauty of Sebago. They have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. 

Randy Wilday

Licensed Funeral Director
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Andrew J. Kulis

Licensed Funeral Director
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Andrew J. Kulis is orginally from Connecticut, and now lives in Maine. He served 10 years in the U.S. Nacy Seabee's. He has a Master of Public Health from American Military College. He is a licensed Funeral Director in the states of Connecticut and Maine, with over 20 years' experience in the death care profession. He has 3 years teaching experience, in his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing and camping. 

Stephanie Toothaker

Receptionist/Secretary
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Stephanie graduated from OHCHS in 2006 and worked at Norway Savings Bank as a Certified Teller for 6 years. She then worked at Bessey Motor Sales before coming to work for the funeral home in 2016. She and her husband Chad live above the funeral home in South Paris along with their 4 daughters, Emma, Alexis, Sophia and Carley. 

Marc Chandler

Licensed Funeral Director
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Marc graduated from Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School in 2008. He is a graduate of Hudson Valley Community College with an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science. He is a fully licensed director and has been working here since 2010. He lives in Norway with his wife Amanda and their dogs Zander and Willow.

Elizabeth Smith

Secretary/Administration
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Elizabeth is a 1981 graduate of Edward Little High School in Auburn and a 1982 graduate of Mansfield Beauty Academy in Lewiston. She has been with Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service since 1997. Prior to that she had been employed at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Lewiston for 10 years. She is a member of the Norway Recreation Commission and the First Congregational Church in South Paris. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her family. She lives in Norway with her husband, Wes. They have four children, Wes, Tony, Troy and Reba; and four grandchildren, Jordan, Joey, Brigham and Stella.