Marian Bennetts Sanderson passed away on November 2. She was born on April 30, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan and relocated to Phoenix with her family in 1960. Marian was a wonderful wife and mother of four children. She led an active life, volunteering for many years on the St. Joseph’s Hospital Women’s Auxiliary. She served as vice-president as well as two terms as president. She later spent 20 years as a medical secretary for a cardiology practice. She is preceded in death by her husband, David W. Sanderson and by her son, David W. Sanderson, Jr. She is survived by her three daughters; Susan (Don) Alvarado, Marianne (Gary) Benjamin and Vicki (Oren) Davis as well as ten grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00am with a Rosary before the Funeral Service at 11:00am, Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. A Graveside Service will follow at 12:15pm at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 2033 N. 48th Street, Phoenix.