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CORINTH - Barbara Elizabeth Sanford, 90, wife of the late Roland L. Sanford went home to be with the Lord Sept. 5, 2015 at a Bangor Nursing Home where she had resided for 6 months. She was born Jan. 3, 1925 in Houlton, the daughter of Gardiner and Dora (Norton) Woodard.

Barbara ran a daycare before she and her husband moved to Corinthian Manor as soon as construction was completed in 1978. She was a lifelong member of the Charleston Pentecostal Church. Her favorite pastime was tending family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by a son, Ronald Sanford and his fiancée, Margaret Towle of Dexter; a step son, James Sanford and his wife, Mary of Texas; 4 granddaughters, Jillane Wentworth and her husband, William of Garland, Jolene Snow and her husband, Brad of Bradford, Michelle Smith and her husband, James of Corinth and Shawna Vanidestine-Hachey of Milford; 5 great granddaughters, 2 great grandsons and 5 great-great grandchildren; a sister, Florence 'Bunny' Kimball of CA; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Thompson Funeral Home, 17 Hudson Road, Corinth, Tuesday from 6 - 8 PM. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at the Charleston Pentecostal Church with Dalton Dunfee officiating. Burial will be in Corinthian Cemetery, Corinth, ME.
Published on  September 8, 2015
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