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SandersBBROCTON:  Brian D. Sanders, 61, of Central Avenue, Brocton, died unexpectedly of natural causes, Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at his home.  He was born in Gowanda, on March 21, 1957, the son of David P. and Alice M. (Austin) Sanders, of Arkwright.

Mr. Sanders was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1974 and worked as a Maintenance man for Related Management in Fredonia, for 16 years, retiring earlier this year.  He was currently a member of the 9th Regiment NY Cavalry, associated with the North South Skirmish Association, for 20 years.  Mr. Sanders enjoyed camping, hiking and was a huge Sabres fan.  He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and will be sadly missed.

Surviving besides his parents are his wife of 31 years, Debra K. (Oaks) Sanders, of Brocton, whom he married on September 26, 1987, in Brocton, four sons Luke, Andrew, Shane and Toby Matthew Sanders, six siblings Jerald, James, Suzanne, Bruce, Timothy and Paul Sanders.  Also surviving are two grandchildren Alissa & Xavier Moralez and many nieces & nephews.  He was predeceased by his birth father Milton Everell Crowell, a daughter Lisa D. Sanders and infant son Toby Brian Sanders.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, from where Funeral Services will be held Friday morning at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Mark Teets, pastor of Community Bible Church, Mayville, officiating.  Interment will follow in Forestville Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials may be made to American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.  To post condolences go to

1 Comment on Obituary Notice – Brian D. Sanders

  1. John Bullock says:

    I am sorry for your loss
    I always liked Brian my prayers are with you

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