Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home is adding two new staff members and renovating their 13 Portland Road, Buxton location to better serve their customers.

Joining Dennett, Craig & Pate are Dwayne Foss and Lisa Pate.

Dwayne Foss is a licensed Funeral Attendant and a former member of the U.S. Marine Corps. Foss and his wife, Jackie, live in Bar Mills.

Lisa Pate is licensed as a Practitioner Trainee with the State of Maine, is attending Fine Institute of Mortuary Science in Massachusetts, and is a member of the Saco Bay Rotary and the Buxton Garden Club.

Dennett, Craig & Pate, which has served the community since 1986, is in the process of updating the interior with new furniture for a more serene atmosphere and a wide screen DVD and television for families’ memorials of their loved ones. An improved air conditioning system is to be installed in the spring.

The exterior is also being improved with updated landscape and the addition of gardens for peaceful reflection.