HOWLAND – Kenneth S. Danforth, 77, passed away peacefully Oct. 7, 2012 surrounded by family. He was born July 11, 1935, in Milo, and was raised in Orneville by parents, Hezekiah and Annie Mae Norton.
Kenneth is survived by his soulmate, and wife of 51 years, Elizabeth Badger Danforth. He is also survived by his four children and their spouses, son, Kenneth and Pamela Danforth of Hampden, daughter, Lisa and Kenneth Wilkerson of Rineyville, Ky., daughter, Laura and Dan Ryan of Santa Rosa, Calif., and daughter, Leanna Lancaster of Howland. Kenneth leaves behind six grandchildren, Katherine and Ashley Danforth, Louis and Logan Moules, and Alexandra and Victoria Lancaster. In addition, he is survived by his brother, Reginald Danforth. He was predeceased by his sister, Virgina Cefalo.
Kenneth was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of the American Legion as well as a member of the Masons. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted family man that lived his life with the utmost honor and integrity. He will be sorely missed and lovingly remembered by many.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Hill Crest Cemetery, Lagrange. Memorial contributions in Kenneth’s honor may be made to CancerCare of Maine, care of Healthcare Charities, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402.