1948 – 2014

POLAND — Sandra L. Dunlap, 65, of Poland, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday, Feb. 24.

She was born in Caribou on Dec. 17, 1948, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anita (Hebert) Chaloult. She attended schools in Caribou, graduating from Caribou High School in 1966. She then furthered her education at the University of Maine in Orono, graduating in the Class of 1970.

She moved to central Maine in 1975, and on Feb. 21, 1981, she married the love of her life, Arthur Dunlap, in Auburn. In 1983, they moved into their house in Poland.

Sandra was currently working for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network as a website producer. She was an active member of the Mount Olivet Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star that merged with the Pine Cone Chapter OES, Daughters of the Nile, White Shrine, Amaranth, advisory board of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls, past worthy matron of Mount Olivet, past grand Marshall of the Grand Chapter of Maine OES and the past district deputy grand matron of the Grand Chapter of Maine OES.

She was currently chaplain of the Pine Cone Chapter, secretary of the Dwinal Chapter and banker of the Daughters of the Nile. She was also a past secretary of the Poland Historical Society and a life member of the Poland Spring Preservation Society. In her very limited spare time, she loved to knit and cross-stitch.

Sandra is survived by her husband of 33 years, Arthur Dunlap; her brother, Thomas M. Chaloult and wife, Page, of Hermon and their children, Michael, Cassie and Jennifer Chaloult; her sister, Karen Gallagher and husband, Jon, of Rockland and their children, Monica Gallagher and Sarah Pollard; sisters-in-law, Pauline Bockus, Barbara Johnson and Carolyn Steele; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Anita Chaloult.

You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the Dunlap family by visiting their guest book at www.thefortingroupauburn.com.

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