Howland – Erminia A. “Erma” Sanders, 88, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at home with her family by her side.
Erma was born August 20, 1932, in Warren, Ohio the daughter of Eugene (Gino) and Mary Lazzari.
She was a 1950 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. Erma retired in 1995 from Yorktown Homes, Ryan Homes as a executive secretary after 25 years and had previously worked at Packard Electric for 3 years. Erma was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church in Warren. She enjoyed playing cards, going to casinos, dancing, reading and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Erma is survived by her husband Michael “Mike” Sanders whom she married July 3, 1954, two children Tim (Karen) Sanders of Champion, and Karen (Jerry) Sandford of Howland, eleven grandchildren Erin, Christopher, Lauren, Jason, Michael, Nicholas, Mikala, Marauka, Anna, Jere and Montana, six great grandchildren, a brother Gregory (Colleen) Lazzari, a daughter-in-law Bobbi Sanders of Elida, OH, a son-in-law Dr. A. Scott Santucci of Howland, and a sister-in-law Florence Lazzari of Atlanta, GA.
She is preceded in death by her parents, son Jeffrey Sanders, Daughter Debra Santucci, two sisters Adrian Lazzari, and Jacqualyn Burns, two brothers Edward and Richard Lazzari, and a grandson Shaun Palette.
A private family service was held at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483.
Entombment was in All Souls Cemetery.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook, and send condolences to Erma’s family.
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