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Mr. Sterling Sanders Sr.

Mr. Sterling Raymond Sanders Sr., 56, of Olson Lane, Cascade, died Tuesday, June 13, at his home. He was the husband of Connie Sickle Sanders. Born June 27, 1943, in Emmitsburg, he was a son of Naidine Strayer Sanders of Thurmont, and the late Regis Raymond Sanders.

Mr. Sanders was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Emmitsburg. He had attended Eyler’s Valley Chapel. He was an employee of Mount St. Mary’s College at the time of his death, where he had worked 38 years in the preventive maintenance department. Mr. Sanders was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving in addition to his wife are six children, Laurie A. Sanders of Emmitsburg, Brenda L. Eyler of Thurmont, Naidine T. Sanders of Eagle Bay, N.Y, Leah R. Mort of Carroll Valley, Pa., Doris L. Taylor of Taneytown, and Sterling R. Sanders Jr. of Cascade; two stepsons, Richard E. Click of Hagerstown, and Joseph A. Click of Thurmont; five grandsons; and five brothers and sisters, Harold C. Sanders of Thurmont, Marie M. Ohler of Flarnhan, Va., Kathleen E. Lawson of Rocky Ridge, and Roland F. Sanders and Bonnie E. Rexroth, both of Emmitsburg.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held June 16 at Mount St. Mary’s Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, with Monsignor Hugh J. Phillips as the principal celebrant. Interment was in Mount St. Mary’s Cemetery, Emmitsburg.

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