Country Villa Resident Turns 100


BANGOR - Sadie Danforth celebrated her 100th birthday Tuesday, surrounded by family and friends.

Although she's battled sickness in the past, Danforth is one of the most lively residents at The Country Villa in Bangor.


"Most people to see her wouldn't know she was a hundred years old. She never acted 100 years old. She's always on the go," explains Loretta Rines, one of the housekeepers at The Country Villa.


Coca-Cola is one of Danforth's favorites, with a representative stopping by with a birthday gift.


And that wasn't the only special guest - as she was joined by a friend from Belfast's Crosby High School's Class of 1931.


"I think it's a miracle to see the two of us as well as we are at a hundred, my goodness," says Georgia Farnham.


Adds Rines, "To have two of them be a hundred and be here together to celebrate the birthday, that's really amazing."

Jaclyn Cangro

Weekend Anchor/Producer/Reporter

Jaclyn Cangro joined WVII ABC 7 and WFVX Fox 22 in September of 2013. She was raised in suburban New York and graduated cum laude from Emerson College with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2013.

While at Emerson, she won the 2012 New England Emmy Award for Best College Newscast as co-executive producer. She was also nationally ranked by the Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA) as one of the Top 20 Sports Broadcasters in the country, being one of two females on the list.

When not on the air, she enjoys watching and rooting for the New York Mets and New England Patriots.

She’s excited to explore all Maine has to offer! If you have any story ideas, contact her at or tweet her @jaclyncangro.

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