Back on May 9, Matt, Sharon and their son, Kayne Burgess were traveling up Highland Terrace in Mexico when Kayne noticed something peculiar.
As they passed 235 Highland Terrace, Kayne happened to notice a fallen Jeanette DeRoehn, who was a fair ways from the road and wearing black sweats and a black hoodie as well.
Sharon said, “Kayne actually thought it was a lawn ornament and then said, ‘Dad, turn around.'”
Jeanette, who turns 87 on Aug. 22, had broken the femur near her hip and couldn’t move.
They sat Jeanette up as Sharon called for an ambulance, then stayed with her until Med-Care got her in the ambulance, transporting her to the Central Maine Medical Center.
Later that same day, while at the local Wal-Mart, Sharon called up her older three sons, Joshua and Jeffery McLean, and Thomas Burgess, and they all showed up at Jeanette’s residence with the rest of the family and proceeded to clean up her yard.
Over the course of an hour, they pick up six large bags of debris, plus another bag of sticks so they could have a fire outside their residence, located near by in the trailer park on Pine Street.
On Friday afternoon, Matt, Sharon and Kayne visited with Jeanette, who showed her appreciation with hugs. She then presented each with a cash gift, with a gift certificate for those who couldn’t be here on this day.

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