Rita Mary (Roy) Sanborn

Posted April 27, 2014, at 6:03 p.m.

MILFORD – Rita M. Sanborn, 88, wife of the late Reginald Sanborn Sr., died peacefully April 26, 2014 at her residence with family by her side. She was born Jan. 10, 1926, in Bradley, a daughter of Alexander and Gertrude (Levesque) Roy.

She is survived by her children, Brenda Kitchen and her husband, Rickey of Greenbush, Reggie Sanborn Jr., and his partner, Wanda, Roxanne Whitmore and her husband, Dennis, Nancy Reed and her husband, Mark, and daughter-in-law, Debra Sanborn, all of Milford; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Rose, Yvonne and Nancy. She was predeceased by her husband, Reginald, two sons, Philip and Michael, two sisters, Helen and Mary Ann, and six brothers, Arthur, Phillip, Adrien, Lionel, Evan and Jimmy Roy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at Parish of the Resurrection, Holy Family Church, Old Town. Interment will be at Milford Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lafayette Family Cancer Center, C/O EMHS Foundation, P.O. Box 931, Bangor, ME 04402-9809.