Sally A. Sanderson, 81, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Sally A. Sanderson, 81, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at her home while under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.

A private viewing will be held at the convenience of the family. A spring burial in the North Watertown Cemetery at a date and time to be announced.

Sally was born in Watertown, NY, the daughter to the late Arthur and Grace Lufftman Villeneuve. She attended school locally.

She enjoyed collecting elephants, listening to music, dancing, camping and being outside in her garden. Her biggest joy is the time that she spent with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her three sons, Robert (Marie Nimmo) Cummings, Sackets Harbor, Kevin (Tonya Howard) Sanderson, Dexter, and Shawn (Brandy) Sanderson, Lafargeville; three daughters, Gloria (Mike) Simmons, Watertown; Kelly Sanderson, Colorado; Yvonne (Leon) Sanderson, Watertown; two stepsons, Robert (Terri) Sanderson, Arizona; Clay (Dee) Sanderson, Watertown; 30 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother Joe Villeneuve and four sisters, Dorothy Knowlton, Joan Morris, Beverly McCarger and Arlene Wilson.

Besides her parents, Sally was predeceased by two brothers, Donny and Ernie Villeneuve and a grandson, Joshua Cummings.

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