Robert W. Sanders, formerly of Groveland, passed away peacefully on January 10 with his wife Shirley by his side.
Bob was born in Concord, NH, and was the youngest of six children. He was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.
Bob was a proud member of the Sahib Shrine of Sarasota Florida.
He is survived by his loving wife Shirley along with his children - daughter Tammy, son Thomas and his companion Maureen, all of New Hampshire, and father-in-law John DeSando of Sarasota, FL. He is also survived by his sister Shirley and her husband Howard of Groveland, MA, sister Peggy Farrington of Franklin, NH, along with his in-laws, and many nieces and nephews.
Bob was predeceased by sisters Janice, Eleanor, and his brother Ted.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend funeral services which will be held on Thursday January 18, at 11 a.m., at the New Life Lutheran Church, 8010 Fruitville Road, Sarasota FL.
Burial will be at The Sarasota National Cemetery for Veterans on a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Florida Cancer Specialists at www.foundation.flcancer.com or the Sahib Shrine 600 North Beneva, Sarasota, Florida 34232.
Published on January 13, 2018