DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

January 16, 2014

Wilson Allen Sanborn, 72


Bradenton, Florida — Wilson Allen Sanborn, 72, of Bradenton, Florida, died on Thursday, January 2, 2014, at his home.

Born on February 10, 1941, he was the beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson T. and Marie (Allen) Sanborn of Londonderry, NH. A longtime resident of the Derry area, he graduated from Pinkerton Academy in 1958.

Wilson is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jean Emily (Jacobs) Sanborn of Havelock, NC; his sister, Susan (Therrien) of Bradenton, FL; three sons, David A. Sanborn of New Bern, NC, Jeffrey A. Sanborn of Havelock, NC, Eric A. Sanborn of Havelock, NC and ten grandchildren. His wife and son, Jeffrey, were at his side at the time of his passing.

Allen worked for years in private industry in support of the Apollo Space Program before becoming the owner of retail antique stores and finally working in the North Carolina furniture industry before retiring to Florida.