Ronald T. Sanford, 50, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Ronald T. Sanford, 50, of Winslow Street, Watertown, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020, at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, NY.

Born Feb. 11, 1970, in Watertown, NY, a son of James L., Sr., and Juanita Mae House Sanford, he attended LaFargeville High School.

Ronald was employed with Dohl Janitorial Services, Watertown, NY and Just N Case Gas Station, Watertown, NY, as an attendant.

He loved playing the guitar, drawing, painting, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include three sisters, Juanita and Scott Titus, Syracuse, NY, Wanda and Arthur Calhoun, LaFargeville, NY, Ivy Harrell, Florida; four brothers, David and Virginia Sanford, LaFargeville, NY, Edward Sanford and Colleen Calhoun, Watertown, NY, Leslie Carr and Jen Westerdick, Theresa, NY, Wade and Amy Sanford, LaFargeville, NY; a sister-in-law, Karin Sanford, Theresa, NY; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

His parents, two brothers, James L. Sanford, Jr. and George Lesinski and a sister, Sherry Miller all died previously.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, NY  13601.

Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY.

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