Candance M. Constantino, 75, of Sandwich died at home on December 12, following a brief illness.

Ms. Constantino was the longtime partner of Charles Peterson of Sandwich.

She was the widow of Ross Constantino.

The daughter of Earl A. and Charlotte (Gobell) Bradford, she was born in Grand Island, Nebraska.

She was raised in Abington and Pembroke, and spent her childhood summers at Peters Pond. Prior to moving to Sandwich, she lived in Connecticut.

Ms. Constantino was a gardener; she kept her home filled with plants and flowers from her garden. She also enjoyed sewing, making clothes for her children and Halloween costumes for her grandchildren.

In addition to Mr. Peterson and his family, she leaves her brother, Robert Bradford of Burlingame, California; two daughters, Bettina Blanchard of Portland, Maine, and Deborah Feldman of Cheshire, Connecticut; three sons, Donald MacMillan of Madison, Connecticut, Jeff MacMillan of Portland, Maine, and Joshua MacMillan of Ledyard, Connecticut; six grandchildren; and a large extended family.

A private service will be at a future date.

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