Jeanne T. Danforth
York Beach, Maine - Jeanne T. Danforth, 93, 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. A graveside service will be held at 12:30pm in the First Parish Cemetery, 180 York St., York, Maine. In lieu of flowers please donate to your local animal rescue league.
Published on December 5, 2019


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Peggy Smith Martell
Dec 03, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the family for the loss of your Mother. I’ll never forget what a wonderful woman she was. She was such a positive influence in my life and I loved having her for my Shorthand teacher at AHS. My prayers to Mrs Danforth. Sincerely