Carlton E. Sanford
Date of Passing:
Sanford, Carlton E., 91, of Estrelle Drive, Riverside, died on March 25, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Cecile (Lessard) Sanford.
Born in Westport, MA, a son of the late Carlton L. and Alice E. (Lawton) Sanford, he lived in Riverside for 66 years.
Mr. Sanford was a Design Engineer Supervisor for Texas Instruments for 32 years before retiring in 1990.
Carlton was a graduate of Roger Williams College Class of 1975.
Mr. Sanford was a United States Coast Guard Veteran serving during WII. He was a member of the Narragansett Bay Power Squadron.
He is survived by a daughter, Patricia A. Blethen of Bangor, Maine; a son, Marc. T. Sanford of Portsmouth; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Eunice Chase.
His Funeral will be held on Monday April 1, 2019 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Calling hours are Sunday from 3-6 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Carlton’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association of Rhode Island, 245 Waterman Avenue, Suite 306, Providence, RI, 02906 would be deeply appreciated.