GARDNER - Geneva C. (Sanborn) Carter, 86, of 50 Pine Street, died peacefully Monday, April 3, 2017 in UMASS Memorial Hospital, Belmont Street, Worcester.
She was born in Keene, NH on July 18, 1930 and graduated in 1948 from Orange High School. She lived in Winchendon for ten years and lived in Gardner for most of her life.
Geneva worked as a school bus driver for 45 years. She had worked for the City of Gardner, Town of Templeton, Fred's School Bus in Winchendon and MART Transportation in Gardner. She was an avid dancer and had a hug for everyone. Geneva enjoyed sewing and spending her summers in Maine. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with family. She was well known for her friendly and gregarious nature.
Her husband of 25 years, Roland A. Carter, died in 1989. She leaves two daughters, Sonja Laferriere of Winchendon and Anita Fohy of Florida; two granddaughters, Amy Sherzai and Dawn Costin and four great grandchildren. A brother, Farrell Sanborn, preceded her in death.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 3 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial donations may be made to Ahimsa Haven Animal Rescue, 381R Baldwinville Road, Templeton, MA 01468
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.