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July 2, 2020 - 3:04pm

Evelyn M. Sanders

posted by T.J. Woodward.

evelynsanders.jpgEvelyn M. Sanders, 86 of Batavia, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Premier Genesee. She was born in Batavia on January 10, 1934 to the late Floyd (Ethel Greenman) Thomas. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Clair Sanders, daughter Linda Sanders, sons David and Michael Sanders; son-in-law David Gendron; sisters Betty Baker, Carol Sevor and Patricia Twitchell.

Mrs. Sanders worked as Assistant Director of Genesee Community College Day Care. She enjoyed going to horse races. Evelyn spent her entire life taking care of everyone, from her husband to her grandchildren, a loving and supporting mother that loved her family.  

She is survived by her beloved children Bonnie (Jim) Moore of Oakfield; Daniel Sanders of NC; James Sanders of Batavia; Thomas (Sandy) Sanders of Batavia; siblings Floyd “Sonny” Thomas Jr. of Tonawanda; Nancy Sanders of FL; James (Joanie) Thomas of NC; 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren; along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours, Funeral Services will be held privately. She will be laid to rest in Elmwood Cemetery, Batavia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, 127 North Street, Batavia, New York 14020.  For more information please call (585) 343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

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