Eleanore M. Sanborn
Thomaston — Eleanore May Sanborn passed away peacefully at home Dec. 21, 2013. She had told her family she did not want to leave those she loved but she did look forward to heaven and being with her husband Donald L. Sanborn and her son Garry A. Sanborn who preceded her.
Eleanore was born in Boston May 22, 1927. She spent her childhood in the Belfast area and all the rest of her life in Thomaston.
Surviving are her daughters Cynthia Reed and husband Mark of Friendship, Donnalee Talbot and husband David of Thomaston, Christine D. Crouch and husband John of Clemmens, N.C., Jacalyn D. Sanborn of Thomaston and Sharon Sanborn Walsh of Thomaston. She also leaves a daughter-in-law Penny Dostie of Warren and a dear sister-in-law Marian Sanborn of Thomaston, 16 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren are also left to miss her. Despite the size of her family she knew each by name and loved and prayed for each faithfully. Many nieces and nephews also remain.
Eleanore spent her life working to care for her family and spreading the word of Gods love and salvation to all she met. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be sent to Kno-Wal-Lin Hospice 170 Pleasant St. Rockland, ME 04841
A graveside memorial and committal service will take place in the spring at the Village Cemetery of Thomaston.
Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine 182 Waldo Ave. Belfast, ME 04915