Eileen J. Danforth

LEWISTON – Eileen J. Danforth of Lewiston passed away Monday Oct. 18, 2021, at CMMC with her daughters by her side.

She was born on April 9, 1942, the daughter of Joseph and Jane (Provencher) Minnehan. She was a

graduate of Lewiston High School, and worked many years in retail.

Eileen had a passion for volunteering having donated over 25,000 hours of her time at CMMC. She was honored twice for her volunteerism. In March 2009 she received the mayoral VIBE award from the City of Lewiston. In 2010 Eileen received Maine’s Outstanding Volunteer of the Year from the governor.

Eileen loved to knit and crochet; she was very skilled. She made numerous sweaters, hats, and mittens for her daughters. She also donated hats and mittens to needy children. Eileen loved to bake and was known for her whoopie pies and blueberry cake.

Eileen was predeceased by her parents, brother, Michael, and her beloved daughter, Sandi.

She is survived by her daughters, Candace Eaton and husband Elwen, Robin Danforth; grandchildren, Josh and Angela Poulin; nephew, Mike; and her dear friend, Peg.

At her request there will be no services. Online condolences may be sent to http://www.funeralalternatives.net.

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