McAfee; Henry J. “Hank” Sanders, 79, passed away on Friday April 5, 2019 at the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, Fredon Twp., NJ. Hank was born on January 12, 1940 in Vernon to Douglas and Mildred (Nee Talmadge) Sanders.
Hank was self employed and operated Henry Sanders Paving for 42 years. He retired 16 years ago and at that time Hank Sanders Inc. was created. His legacy and name will live on. His son and niece Henry Jr. and Christine Sanders Hills continue with dedicated and loyal staff strive to uphold his standards. Hank was a charter member, life member, exempt member and assistant chief of the McAfee Fire Department. He enjoyed traveling, he enjoyed the company on fishing trips. Mostly he enjoyed working. He was an avid gardener and he loved to work around his home.
His daughter, Diana Sanders predeceased him.
Hank is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Bertha (nee Martin) Sanders, and his son, Henry J. Sanders Jr. and his wife Kim, and his three grandchildren, James Sanders and his fiancé Brooke Taylor, Julie Sanders and Erin Sanders, and his two great grandsons, Hunter and Austin, and his brother, Douglas Sanders and his many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends will be received on Saturday April 13th from 11AM to 1PM at the Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home 241 Rt. 94, Vernon, NJ (GPS use 1 Vanderhoof Court), and afterward will gather at the McAfee Fire Department on Rt. 94, McAfee, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations to the Karen Anne Quinlan 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ 07860. For directions and condolences see www.fergusonfuneralhomesnj.com.