Ethel Sanders

Obituary of Ethel Sanders

Ethel M. Sanders, 84, of Butler, passed away on May 15, 2017.

Born in Paterson, Ethel was the daughter of Thomas and Mary Richmond. She married Robert P. Sanders and the couple settled in West Milford where they raised four sons. Ethel later moved to Butler where she was active with the Butler Senior Community.

Ethel is survived by her sons, Michael and his wife Denise of Wanaque, Thomas and his wife Christina of Pompton Lakes, Peter of Butler, and Robert of FL; and 7 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Robert and her brother Joseph.

Visiting hours are 6-9 pm on Thursday, May 18 at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 9:30 am on Friday at St. Mary's RC Church, Pompton Lakes. Interment will follow at Christ the King Cemetery, Franklin Lakes.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ethel's memory can be made to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.