- D. Jill Sanborn, 68, passed away at her home with her loving family by her side on June 4, 2017. She was born on August 3, 1948, in Bangor the daughter of Fredrick and Virginia (Bowden) Leach.
Jill was all about her family especially her grandchildren. She loved to play any type of card game. She enjoyed to cook and was well known to be amazing at it. Jill would do just about anything as long as she was having a good time at it.
She was survived by her son David Sanborn and his wife Kim of Orland and daughter Lisa Gray and husband Bill of Verona Island. Grandchildren; Samantha Sanborn and fiancée Nick Wilson, Heather Sanborn and significant other Dana Albert and Cody Gray and significant other Sarah Markwood, sisters; Judy Nightingale and husband Frank Cole of Stuart, FL, and Boothbay Harbor, Sanda Wilson of Akron, OH, and Susan Shorey and husband Donald of Verona Island, along with many special friends. Those friendships were priceless. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Robert "Bobby" Sanborn, one sister Linda Hamer and one brother Fredrick Leach Jr.
In lieu of flowers donations in Jill's memory may be made to the Orland Community Center, 21 School House Rd., Orland, ME 04472.
Family and friends may gather for a Celebration of Life from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday June 11, 2017 at the Orland Community Center, 21 School House Rd., Orland. Arrangements are under the direction and care of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Bucksport. (mitchelltweedie-young.com)
Published on  June 7, 2017