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Sheila Sanders

Sheila Sanders

Sunday, December 2, 1945 Sunday, December 1, 2019

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Obituary for Sheila Theresa Sanders (Alston)

On Sunday December 1st. 2019, Sheila Theresa Sanders departed from this earth to be with her Lord and Savior.

Devoted Mother of three children, Brian (Masae) Sanders, Ericka Sanders-Reed (Percy) and Lisa Grammer (Daniel). Our dear Mother loved and cherished her seven grandchildren, Monique Sanders, Melissa Sanders, James (Jackie) Sanders, Angela Sanders, Colin Sanders, Joshua Sanders and Jacob Sanders. Six great- grand children whom she cherished and loved deeply. She was predeceased in death by her loving parents, Theodore and Selma Alston and leaves behind her beloved sister Kathy (John) Childress.

Sheila acquired her Bachelor of Science degree at New Hampshire College in Human Services. She retired in Colorado Springs in 2006 from child protective services. She dedicated her life to advocating safety and the well being of children as she did in her own family. Sheila had a significant role in raising three grand children and two great grandchildren. She felt her calling in life was to care for a keep her family safe and secure. She was always willing to lend a sympathetic ear and help in way she could. If anyone needed anything she was there for you. “Mom”will be sadly missed and her memory will never be forgotten. Rest in peace mom, we love you until the end of time.

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Lisa Rasile

Sending my condolences to Lisa, Ericka, Brian and the whole Sanders family. I remember your Mom fondly from when you lived in West Haven, CT. You are all in my thoughts and prayers
Comment | Posted at 09:24pm via Condolence

Paula Smith

As the tides of the oceans come & go throughout this world, l reflect on this natural process to the passing of our loved ones to eternal rest.

Sheila truly will be missed for her perseverance,being a good listener and sometimes- having a sense of humor.

Lester Smith Jr, Pamela (Smith) Cook, and me/ Paula Smith are related as cousins. Harriet ( Apple) our mother is sister of Selma (Lovey). We lived in the same neighborhood durning our childhood and teenage years. We were always at each other's home. Sometimes family called Sheila "Tootsie".
Our special times with Sheila
are these places:

Cancel Choir/ Calvary Baptist Church, East Orange, NJ

Coney Island bus rides
Cape Cod summer vacations
Driver's license & first cars
Cotillion Debutante Ball
East Orange N J High School
Penn Relay Track Games
Branch Brook Park Picnics
Shopping at Franklin Simon, Bamberger's, Paramus and down town Newark for great bargains
Jazz shows w live entertainment/ world famous musicians in the Village(NYC)
Celebrating our birthdays ; Dec 2 and 31/!Paula
Eating at our favorite places: White Castle ( hamburgers), Toast of the Town(pizza), Jimmy Buff's(hot dogs)

Sheila was an avid reader, especially mystery novels. We looked forward on weekends playing cards: Bid Whist

Sheila will not be forgotten for preparing great meals and for her unconditional love which will enrich generations to come.
Heartfelt Sympathy to All
Les, Pam Paula
Smith Family
Comment | Posted at 04:55pm via Condolence

Terry Wilson

She was a great person and like a mother to me. She had a big heart and loved her family . Rest in peace! Love you and thanks for all you've done!
Comment | Posted at 11:39am via Condolence

DeeDee Gardner

I remember Ms. Sheila fondly. She was a lovely lady who loved her family and will definitely be missed. ❤️
Comment | Posted at 08:14pm via Condolence

Susan Wesco

A great woman who adored her children
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