Canaan, Maine Sheila Carmen Elkins 48 died Sunday May 25, 2008 upon arrival at Redington-Fairview Hospital in Skowhegan,Maine. She fought a difficult battle with a rare form of cancer and even through the final stages, never lost her faith in God. She touched many hearts and found happiness in the joy of others. She loved nothing more than her family and had a tremendous love for animals. She was born in Augusta, Maine on October 5, 1959 the daughter of Robert and Patricia Phair. She is survived by her husband: Shawn Elkins of Canaan, Maine one son: MyPhu Phair of Augusta and 3 daughters: Mylinh Phair of Keene,New Hampshire, Melissa Phair and MaryMay Lape both of Oakland, Maine. also survived by her parents and 13 brothers and sisters. There will be no public visitation and a graveside service will be held later at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta with date and time to be announced by Gallant Funeral Home 10 Elm Street Waterville, Maine.