1937 – 2013

WEST PARIS — M. Jeanne Blunda, 76, of Ridge Road in Peru, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, at Ledgeview Living Center following a long illness.

She was born in Rumford on May 29, 1937, a daughter of Omer and Mabel (Knox) Garneau. Jeanne was educated in Peru and Dixfield schools and was a graduate of Dixfield High School.

She was owner and operator of Riverside Diner and Silvertone Restaurant for many years. Jeanne loved knitting, crocheting, gardening, crafts, traveling and was a member of the Red Hat Chili Mama’s.

She is survived by a son, Kevin E. Stanley and wife, Nora, of Peru; two sisters, Priscilla Hilgenburg of Florida and Beverly Powell of Jay; and two grandchildren Hannah and Mitchel Stanley.

Jeanne was predeceased by her parents; first husband, Charles Stanley; her second husband, Rick DiPompo; and her third husband, Vito Blunda; a sister, Frances Moffett; and four brothers, Cleston, John, Marshall and Omer Garneau.

The family would like to offer a special thank-you to Androscoggin Home Health, the staff at the Hospice House and Ledgeview Living Center and Dr. Sean Callender. Also a special thanks to caregivers Cheryl Wade, Bailey Keating, Jane Porter, Donna Richard and Becky Cote for the wonderful care given to Jeanne.

You are invited to share your, thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the family by visiting their guestbook at www.SGThibaultFuneralHome.com.

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