Deaths Death Notices
SANDERSON, Garfield Raymond "Ray"
SANDERSON - Garfield Raymond "Ray" Age 88, of the City of Tonawanda, Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Father Baker Manor, beloved husband of 56 years of the late Betty Lou (nee Woodward) Sanderson; father of John R. (Karen) and David M. (Deborah) Sanderson of Orchard Park, Donald P. (Judy) and James R. (Sheryl) Sanderson of North Tonawanda, Diana R. (Douglas) Thornton of Williamsville and the late Nora-Jean Fields; grandfather of Jason, Justin, Matthew, Sarah, Stephen, Elizabeth, Noah, McKinley and Graham; great-grandfather of Jane, Jackson, Claire and Gabriella; brother of the late Bertha Porter, Olive Ralph, Donald and Floyd Sanderson. Relatives and friends may call Tuesday (Sept. 6) from 4-8 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts.) in Tonawanda where a Funeral Service will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Friends invited. Ray was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean War. He was a Tonawanda High School Football and Baseball Team Captain and winner of the 1946-47 Eldredge Club Athlete of the Year. He loved all sports and especially enjoyed time spent with family children. He was a longtime member of the Tonawanda Methodist Church.