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GUILFORD, Daniel A. Danforth, 82, passed away peacefully at his home, with his family by his side on May 20, 2005. He was born July 8, 1922, in Portland, Maine, son of the late Daniel Danforth and Anna (Sanford) Marchese. He graduated from Richmond High School, Richmond, Maine, in 1939. He served in the US Army from 1939 to 1946, and then went on to earn a degree in electronics at the Boston School of Electronics in Boston, Mass. Daniel married his wife of 60 years, Martha (Horton) Danforth, and settled in Guilford, where he was best known as the local tv repairman. He also worked a second job for many years as a warp-tier at Guilford Industries. He was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Sangerville.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Frank and his wife Debbie of Buckfield; a daughter, Bonnie and her fiancée Ron Hall of Guilford; 3 grandchildren, Daniel J. Danforth of Buckfield, Jaime-Lyn Gilbert and her husband Trey of Guilford, and Miranda Durant and her boyfriend Kurt Ouellette of Guilford; 3 great grandchildren, Bryce and Kobe Gilbert, and Aliyah Ouellette, all of Guilford; a brother, Vincent Marchese and two nephews Vinnie and Jim, all of Portsmouth, New Hampshire; a brother-in-law, Gil Horton of Montana. Daniel enjoyed sports and gardening. He will be sadly missed by his family.

A Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11:00 AM, Friday, May 27, 2005, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Sangerville, with the Rev. Fr. James Robichaud officiating. Those who wish may make donations to Pine Tree Hospice, C.H.C.S., 14 Summer St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, Guilford.

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