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Carol Virginia (nee ) Sanderson photo to be placed here. In Memoriam


Carol Virginia (Grant) Sanderson, 83, died April 16, 2008 in Rochester, N.H.

She was born in Plainfield, NJ November 27, 1924 to Andrew H. and Rosella (Chickering) Grant. She grew up on Blackberry Hill Rd. in Berwick and was the Salutatorian of the Class of 1942 Berwick Academy. Carol was the widow of Robert F. Sanderson to whom she shared over 50 years of marriage. Up until 2000 she was an active church member in the United Church of Christ Carol was very active in her church. Carol s passion was genealogical research. She was a proud to be active member of the Clan Grant, enjoyed traveling to Scotland, wrote a monthly online genealogy column, and made annual trips to the NH Highland Games. Carol found knitting and other handiworks relaxing.

Members of the family include, her son Arthur G. Sanderson and his wife Gail of E.Greenbush, NY, her daughters and their husbands, Grace Collins and David, of Lyerly, GA and Marcia Sanderson and Peter Meitzler of Portland, ME, a brother, Russell Grant of Santa Claus, IN, 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11am to 1 pm Friday April 25th at the McIntire-McCooey Funeral Home 301 Main St South Berwick where funeral services will follow at 1pm. Burial will follow Woodlawn Cemetery. Contributions may be made to either, New England Genealogical Society 101 Newbury St. Boston, MA 02116-3007 or to Joslin Diabetes Center 245 Rochester Hill Rd. Rochester.

The obituary, as it appeared —
South Berwick newspaper, April 19, 2008