Marjorie (Leighton) Sanders,
passed away Thursday, June 28th at Home Care Advantage in Batabia, IL. She was 94 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late George E. Sanders for 50 years.
Born in Boston on October 30, 1917, she was the loving daughter of the late George and Margaret (McDermott) Leighton.
In 1936, Mrs. Sanders was a graduate of the 1st graduating class at Jerimiah Burke High School in Boston. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for Whitney Building Products in South Boston for many years.
Mrs. Sanders was the loving mother of Paul Sanders and his wife Doris of RI, Mary Fritz and her husband Paul of IL, Jeannie Steele and her husband Michael of CA and the late Margaret Sanders, George Sanders and his wife Phyllis Iannella Sanders of Sandwich, and mother in law of the late Lieutenant Robert Akins, United States Navy. She was the cherished grandmother of 8, great-grandmother of 9, and great-great grandmother of 1. She was the dear sister of the late Irene Zopatti, Francis Rupert and George Leighton.
Arrangements are being made by the Bolea-Buonfiglio Funeral Home, 116 Franklin Street in Quincy. A Funeral Mass is being celebrated at St. John's Church, 44 School Street, Quincy on Tuesday July 10 at 10am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours are being omitted. Interment in Union Cemetery in Scituate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Sander's memory to the Red Cloud Indian School, 100 Mission Drive, Pine Ridge, SD 57770 or Father Bill's, 38 Broad Street, Quincy, MA 02169.
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