Frances (Rosa) Sander
May 31, 1926 to December 29, 2020
Resident of Pleasant Hill
Frances (Rosa) Sander passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 from complications after a fall. Frances was born in San Francisco, CA to Italian immigrant parents. Frances graduated from Balboa High School in San Francisco in 1943, and earned her Associates Degree from Diablo Valley College, and attended California State University, Hayward. Frances worked as a legal secretary for most of her adult career with Pacific Gas & Electric in San Francisco, retiring after 40 years. She enjoyed ice skating and spending time with her younger sister.
Beloved wife of the late J.C. Sander, survived by her children Antonette Sabus of Bellingham, and William (Kristina) Sander of Pleasant Hill, and five grandchildren. Dear daughter of the late Antonio and Maria Rosa, and joins her dearly departed siblings, John Rosa , Josephine Rosa and Dominica (Rosa) Temperani. Frances was adored by all who knew her. Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 12:00pm, with services beginning at 1:00pm at Oak Park Hills Chapel, 3111 N. Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94597. (925) 934-6500
Private entombment will take place at the Italian Cemetery, Colma, CA.
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