Mel Sanders

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Anyone who was blessed to have known Mel understood his commitment and devotion to God, family, community and country.  His dedication and generosity to his community will be felt for generations to come.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who will be deeply missed and forever remembered.

To ensure your generosity and support are acknowledged - and to help protect you from future solicitations - Mel’s family has requested that memorial contributions be made through IN MEMORY OF to the following


New Jersey Firemen's Home

The New Jersey Firemen’s Home – established in 1898 – is the only licensed health care facility in the State of New Jersey whose primary mission is dedicated to the men and women of the New Jersey Fire Service. Located on the historic Lathrop Estates in Boonton, NJ – the Firemen’s Home provides both long term care and residential health care services. Providing outstanding service – delivered by a loyal and caring staff - has made the Firemen’s Home a trusted and respected choice for many of New Jersey’s Bravest.

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First Presbyterian Church of Dutch Neck

As a long-time and active parishioner of the First Presbyterian Church of Dutch Neck, including serving as Deacon and Elder, this has been the religious and spiritual community for Mel and the Sanders Family. His commitment and generosity of spirit were consistently experienced by many and in this way, his gifts will live on in this vibrant community.

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Your Support Shared with the Family

In Memory Of ensures that the family knows of your support.  All donor names will be sent to the family in a single letter, allowing your generosity to be known and acknowledged.  As it is the thought that counts, the amount of your donation will not be disclosed.


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By using In Memory Of, you are assured that your information will be kept confidential. We will not forward your name or contact information to the organization that received your donation, thereby preventing any future solicitation.


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To provide our services, cover credit card processing fees and grow our social organization, we receive six percent of the total contributions and add one dollar to the overall donation that will be charged to your card.



For additional information regarding services and arrangements or to leave a condolence message for the family, please visit the funeral home website by clicking on the image below.