Posted May 30, 2012, at 8:07 p.m.


MILO – Sunshine M. Crate-Batchelder, 54, wife of Mark Batchelder, died unexpectedly May 26, 2012, at a Bangor hospital due to complications from her longterm illness.

She was born May 27, 1957, in Bangor, daughter of Marceline I. Cook and Richard C. Cook.

She is survived by three children, Gabriel Crate, Joshua Crate and Nikayla Batchelder; along with three grandchildren, Aiden, Mya and Lucas. She also has two siblings, Ilana M. McCarthy and David L. Cook.

Sunshine can be remembered best by the kindness and love that she showed others along with her remarkable sense of humor.

Final arrangements will be made at a later date for a small gathering of close friends and family. printed on August 23, 2017