LEWISTON — Colleen Florence Saunders, 90, of Sabattus and formerly of Cundy’s Harbor, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Central Maine Medical Center.

She was born in Greene on June 18, 1924, daughter of the late Arthur E. and Roseanna McGraw Ramsay. She was educated in Sabattus schools and graduated from Sabattus High School in 1942. She was married on Oct. 10, 1947, to Stuart T. Saunders who predeceased her on Jan. 25, 1983. Prior to her retirement, she was employed many years as the switchboard operator at Knapp Shoe Co.

She had such great memories of the years she lived in Cundy’s Harbor.

She was a life member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter # 60 of Wales.

She loved spending time with family and cherished her time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by three grandchildren, Craig Saunders and wife Heidi of Edgecomb, Wayne A. Saunders Jr. of Waterville and Jonica L. Frank and husband Nicholas of Somerville; also five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Chase of Durham and many nieces and nephews.

She was also predeceased by a son, Wayne A. Saunders Sr.

Special thanks are extended to the staff at Sabattus Residential Care and the nurses and doctors on M-2 at Central Maine Medical Center for their loving care.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Friday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Road, Sabattus. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Maine Special Olympics, 125 John Roberts Road # 5, South Portland, ME 04106.

You are invited to share your condolences with the Saunders family by visiting their guest book at www.thefortingroupauburn.com.

A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn.