Marian Weirich Sanders, of Chartiers Township, formerly of East Washington, passed into the loving arms of Jesus Saturday, September 17, 2022.
Mrs. Sanders was born July 10, 1929, in Washington, to the late Sheldon W. and Helen Spangler Weirich.
She was a 1946 honor graduate of Washington High School. Prior to her marriage, she worked for Sproat and Clark and subsequently for Main & Co., a Pittsburgh accounting firm.
She was a born again Christian, who was previously a member of the Abundant Life Church and later affiliated with the Washington Alliance Church.
Just as her American Revolution ancestor Jacob Weirich did prior to his death in 1822, she encouraged those she knew “to seek the Lord, in the vigor and strength of their days.”
She was formerly a member of the Washington County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a lifetime member of the Huguenot Society of Pennsylvania, Languedoc Chapter (Pittsburgh area).
On July 25, 1959, she married Harry F. Sanders, who died July 3, 2013.
Survivors include a daughter, Marian R. Sanders of Chartiers Township; a son, Harry F. (Janice) Sanders, Jr. of East Washington; three grandsons, Harry F. Sanders, III of Moores Hill, Ind., Capt. Jeremy M. Sanders of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Joshua M. Sanders of Canonsburg; and sisters-in-law, Helen Priscilla Weirich and Susanne Wilson.
Deceased, in addition to her husband and parents. is a brother, Charles R. Weirich, who died April 29, 2018.
Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m., the time of service, Tuesday, September 20, in the Piatt and Barnhill Funeral Home, 420 Locust Avenue, Washington, with the Reverend Mark Bauer officiating. Interment will follow in Washington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to In Touch Ministries, P.O. Box 7900, Atlanta, GA 30357, or Washington Alliance Church, 246 Sanitarium Road, Washington, PA 15301.
Condolences may be expressed at www.piattandbarnhillfh.com. Piatt and Barnhill Funeral Directors, Inc., Charles R. Piatt, owner/supervisor, Andrew C. Piatt, director.
Published by Observer-Reporter on Sep. 19, 2022.
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