Elinor B. Chadbourne
1943 – 2009
FARMINGTON — Elinor B. Chadbourne, 66, of Salem Township died Sunday, Aug. 16, shortly after arriving at Franklin Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 16, 1943, in Farmington, the daughter of Philip and Ruth (McCaughlin) Bunnell. She was educated in the schools of Strong and graduated from Strong High School, Class of 1961. She married Ardell Chadbourne Jan. 17, 1964. He died Oct. 6, 1997.
In her younger years, she worked as a life guard and a bank teller, then worked for Forster Manufacturing Co. from 1965 until they closed in June 2003. She along with her husband owned and operated Dellies General Store in Salem for 10 years.
She loved spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed the days with the girls, spending time outdoors, camping and hiking.
She is survived by her two daughters, Crystal Newell and her husband, Charles, of Salem and Rhonda Coffren and her husband, Peter, of Salem, two brothers, Karl Bunnell and his wife, Dianna, of Madrid and Kenneth Bunnell of Kingfield; sister-in-law, Eleanor Dexter; two brothers-in-law, Clinton Chadbourne and his wife, Sandy, of New Hampshire, and Carlton Chadbourne of New Hampshire; grandchildren, David Coffren of Salem, Ben Newell and his fiancée, Cassie White, of Salem, Sierra St. Pierre and her husband, Eric, of Gorham, Philip Coffren of Salem and Lucas Newell of Salem; great-grandchildren, Dominic Coffren of Auburn, Corey Gelindo of Belgrade, Elijah Coffren of Salem, Eric St. Pierre Jr. of Gorham and Edward St. Pierre of Gorham; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; sister-in-law, Leona Donahue; brothers-in-law, Joe Donahue and Edward Dexter; and nephew, Randy Bunnell.

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