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Merita A. Sanborn

May 6, 1931 December 16, 2019
Merita A. Sanborn
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Obituary for Merita A. Sanborn

Pittsfield- Merita A. Sanborn, 88, died Monday, December 16, 2019, at Mount St. Joseph’s Nursing Home in Waterville, Maine.

Merita was born on May 6, 1931, in Burnham, Maine, the daughter of Joshua and Cora Reynolds. She married George F. Sanborn Sr on February 17, 1951. She was a wonderful homemaker and mother of seven children.

She enjoyed cooking for everyone, playing cards, and watching Wheel of Fortune. She always had a smile on her face and tried helping the other residents at the nursing home.

She is survived by her children: Suzette Noel and husband Joe of Waterville, George F. Sanborn Jr and wife, Rebecca, Marie Whitman and husband, John, Melissa Havey and husband, Zeke, all of Pittsfield, Melanie Sanborn of Waterville and Joe Sanborn of Pittsfield; 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brother, Sammy Reynolds; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her loving husband, George Sanborn Sr; a son, Charles Anthony Sanborn; 4 brothers: Llewelyn Reynolds, Archie Reynolds, and infant twins, Joshua and Kenneth Reynolds; 5 sisters: Alice Nickerson, Hazel Ellis, Hilda LaRochelle, Vivian Kempton, and Priscilla Shakespeare.

The family would like to thank all the caregivers and hospice workers that took special care of Merita during her three years at Mount St. Joseph’s.

A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 29, at the Village Cemetery, Pittsfield, Maine. A gathering will follow at the Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home, 191 Hartland Ave., Pittsfield. All are welcome.

To leave a message of kindness or share a memory, please visit www.shoreynichols.com

Care has been provided by Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home, Pittsfield.

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Graveside

Saturday

29

Aug

11:00 AM 8/29/2020 11:00:00 AM
Village Cemetery

Peltoma Avenue
Pittsfield, ME 04967

A gathering will follow at the Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home. All are welcome.

Village Cemetery
Peltoma Avenue Pittsfield 04967 ME
United States
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