Jeannette M. Hartford

March 30, 1930 - December 27, 2015

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A Graveside Service will be held in later in the spring at Oakdale Cemetery in Sanford.

Jeannette M. Hartford, 85, of Sanford, died December 27, 2015 at the Greenwood Nursing Home after a three year battle with dementia.

She was born on March 31, 1930 in Newmarket, New Hampshire the daughter of Merton and Celena (Currier) Davis.

Jeannette loved people and spent her entire working career serving and cooking for her customers, friends and neighbors at Shop-N-Save, Ideal Restaurant and Gene’s Bakery. But Jeannette’s first love and commitment was to her children. She will be remembered for being a loving mother who gave generously and unconditionally; never seeking anything in return.

Jeannette is lovingly survived by her children, Susan Seaman and husband Michael; Gary Hartford; Barry Hartford and wife Elaine; and Steven Hartford and wife Tina; her special grandchildren, Greg, Jeff, Lori, Kevin, Dave, Shawn and Ryan; her beautiful great-grandchildren, Emma, Brynn, Casen, Carmyne, Jasmine, Cassidy, Caydence and Adrianna.

She was predeceased by her husband, Lewis Hartford on November 3, 2000.

A Graveside Service will be held later in the spring at the Oakdale Cemetery in Sanford.

The family would like to thank all of the staff and caregivers at the Greenwood Nursing Home who loved and cared for our mother, Jeannette, during her journey with dementia. Your kindness and love towards our mother will not be forgotten.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Greenwood Activity Fund, 1142 Main Street, Sanford, ME 04073.

The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.

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