HERMON AND HAMPDEN - Sandra Muth Gifford, 49, loving and devoted wife of Kevin Gifford of Hermon, died on November 29, 2015 as the result of a motor vehicle accident.
Sandra was born on June 1, 1966 in Glens Falls, New York. She graduated from Hampden Academy and the University of Maine. She earned her degree in Health Information Technology and worked in that field for many years.
Sandra's faith was very important to her. She has been active in her church for all of her adult life, most recently the Church of the Open Door in Hampden.
She was predeceased by her parents, Don and Alice (Ferguson) Muth of Hampden, a sister Lynette, and a sister-in-law Debra (Wood) Muth of Holden. Surviving in addition to her husband are her sons Kevin Charles, Jr. and Isaac. She is also survived by siblings Donald Muth, Jr. and Donna Bulger of Winterport, Jim Muth and Debbie Plourde of Holden, Bill Muth of Corinth, Jay Muth and Carolyn Dorrity of Winterport, Dr. Allison (Muth) Berube and Georges Berube of Hampden, and Andrea (Muth) Esty and her husband Jayson Esty of Murphy, California and nieces and nephews Josh, Jeremy, Megan, Gabby, Erin, Lilly, Craig and Jamie as well as several great nieces and nephews and many close friends whose friendships she cherished.
Sandra was an educator for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and was a strong supporter of its mission. The family suggests donations may be made in Sandra's memory to NAMI Maine, 1 Bangor St., Augusta, Maine 04330.
Relatives and friends are invited to call 4 -7 pm Friday, December 4, 2015 at the Hampden-Gilpatrick Chapel of Brookings Smith, 45 Western Avenue, Hampden. Funeral services will be held 11am Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Community Church of the Open Door, 270 Main Road North, Hampden. Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Route 9, Hampden. Family and friends are invited to a reception at the church at 1pm.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com