Jeanne T. Danforth, 93 of York Beach, ME passed away peacefully Thursday, November 21st, 2019. She was born April 17th, 1926 in Methuen, MA a daughter of the late Leo J. and Lucille (Monette) Bernardin. She was a personal typing and shorthand teacher for many years beginning at Punchard High School and finally Andover High School before her retirement.
She had a lifelong passion for York Beach and spent her post retirement years volunteering at York Hospital doing office work such as typing and filing, as well as office organization.
She leaves her husband G. Arthur Danforth; two sons, G. Arthur Danforth III of North Andover, MA and Stephen J. Danforth and his wife Cynthia of Raymond, NH; two brothers, Leo J. Bernardin and his wife Joan of Wisconsin and Peter Bernardin and his wife Barbara of California; a sister Annette Bernardin of Winterport, Maine; finally, she leaves three grandchildren, Jennifer (husband Eric) of North Carolina, Stephen of Salem, MA, and Stephanie of Andover, MA, and a great-granddaughter Cora Lynn of North Carolina. A daughter Susan E. Danforth of Portland, ME predeceased her.
Calling hours for family and friends will be held from 10am to 12pm on Saturday, December 7th in the Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home, 91 Long Sands Rd., York, Maine with a service to be held at 12:30pm. Burial will be private in the First Parish Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please donate to your local animal rescue league.
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