MATTAWAMKEAG AND OAKFIELD – Christie N. Sanders, 61, died Aug. 1, 2013 in Mattawamkeag. He was born Aug. 18, 1951, in Island Falls, son of Donald and Ellen (Barrows) Sanders.
He is survived by his daughter, Krissie Rubino and her husband, Gabe, of Standish; two sons, Peter Russell of Augusta, Patrick Russell and his wife, Blanche, of Dyer Brook; seven grandchildren, Lindsay, Kayli, Courtney, Megan, Mya, Ledger and Mason; a great-granddaughter, Andrea; a brother, Alton and Cyndi Sanders of Middleton, Conn.; two sisters, Tootie Britton and her husband, Mark, of Houlton, Shelli Sanders and Kurt Bauersfeld of Oakfield; a friend, Dolly Richards of Mattawamkeag; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Everyone is invited to meet at the Oakfield Fire Department, Station Road, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday for a procession starting at 2:45 to Oakfield Cemetery, where a graveside service will be held at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Sterling Lawrence and Rick Libby officiating. A time of fellowship will be immediately after the service at Oakfield Community Center. For an online memory book and to leave condolences, please visit