Fairfield, ME- Sandra L. Sanders, of Fairfield, ME, was reunited with her Mom and Dad on Monday, May 11, 2015, with her husband and daughters by her side.\r\n\r\nSandra was born in Waterville, ME on October 23, 1942, the proud daughter of the late Carold and Madeline M. (Waldron) Carey. She attended schools in Fairfield, ME.\r\n\r\nShe was employed in the lunch program at the SAD 49 school district for many years, and was loved by all the kids, and fellow workers.\r\n\r\nShe married the love of her life Kenny Sanders on December 24, 1990. She loved fishing, doing crafts with her daughter and best friend Tammy. She enjoyed traveling to Florida, Prince Edward Island, and the camps at Ocean Point was her favorite place in Maine. We had many great trips, but she always talked about Niagara Falls.\r\n\r\nShe fought a brave and courageous battle against ovarian cancer. She was the bravest and most inspirational person we have ever known. She was our strength. Dr. Polkinghorn and his entire staff at the Augusta Cancer Center were amazed at San’s attitude and strength and never complaining once through her battle. She was the talk of the center. We want to thank you all for the great care you gave Sandy and her family. We love you all!\r\n\r\nHospice people and home health care were all fantastic!\r\n\r\nShe will never forget all the great friends she made through the Fairfield Food Pantry. She loved you all very much!\r\n\r\nSandra was predeceased by a brother Linwood Greenleaf and wife Freda; mother and father-in-law Ken and Louise; sisters-in-law Ileen Dunn and Noreen Noel.\r\n\r\nSandra is survived by her loving husband, Kenny; daughters Kim Meader, Tammy Denis and husband Stephen; a son Randy Meader and his wife Pam; stepsons Steven and Scott Sanders; two grandchildren Kaylin Knox and husband Joey, and Corey Denis; five great grandchildren; a sister, Carol Ann Johnston; and half-brother Maurice Carey and companion Ruth; a sister-in-law Alma Matthieu and husband Doug; brother-in-law Russ Noel; several nieces and nephews.\r\n\r\nA special thank you to our neighbors and friends for their love and support during this trying time. “Rest in peace our beautiful Sandy.”\r\n\r\nThere will be a celebration of Sandy’s life will be held on Sunday, May 17, at 12 p.m. at the Waterville Elks Lodge, 76 Industrial Street, Waterville, ME.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, donation in her memory may be made to: the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care for Ovarian cancer, 361 Old Belgrade Road, Augusta, ME 04330.