Marilyn Sanders

Obituary of Marilyn Sanders

Marilyn Cann Sanders passed away April 17, 2018 due to dementia related complications. She was born Marilyn Louise Cann in 1937 in Detroit, MI. Mrs. Sanders was a Litigation Paralegal for over 20 years at Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone. Prior to her legal career she was a teacher and assistant director at North Minster Nursery School. A resident of Troy, MI she was active in the community. She was a former Vice President of the Holy Name School P.T.A. Mrs. Sanders was active in politics being elected as an executive board member to the 12th District Congressional Committee and served as a delegate to both the Oakland County and State of Michigan Republican Conventions. She was a graduate of Brighton High School in Brighton, NY. She attended St. Lawrence College and earned a degree from State University of New York, Cortland in Education and a Paralegal Diploma from Oakland University.

Mrs. Sanders was predeceased by her husband, Walter Coleman Sanders and her parents, Edward and Florence Cann.

Mrs. Sanders is survived by her son, Scott Coleman (Ruby) Sanders of Austin, TX, daughter, Kristin Sanders (Robert) Fiorita of Dublin, OH, grandchildren, Carter, Kendel and Cameron Fiorita, sister, Virginia Cann (Donald) Sanders of The Woodlands, TX, sister-in-law, Laurie Ann Sanders (Jack) Kenney of Tiburon, CA , nieces, Samara Sanders (Eric) Lindberg and their children, Leif, Laila, Sydney and Cecilia all of Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, Aimee Sanders of Brooklyn, NY, nephew, Brian (Joanne) Bragg and their child Norah all of New Jersey.

No prior calling hours. Her Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 4 Avon Rd. in Geneseo. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Geneseo. In lieu of flowers please feel free to donate to ALZ.org or a charity of your choice.