US Army

William J. Sanders

October 22, 1924 ~ February 17, 2020 (age 95)


William J. Sanders, 95 of Greensburg, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020.  He was born October 22, 1924 in Bovard a son of the late William and Gladys (Wolff) Sanders.

Bill retired from Robertshaw Controls and was a veteran of the US Army during World War II.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Greensburg.  Bill enjoyed golf, reading and was an avid gardener.  He was also a fan of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers.

He is survived by his three children, William “Jack” Sanders (Donita); Jason Sanders and Janice McGeehan; four grandchildren, Brittany Sanders (fiancé, Justin Sveizkas); Brady Sanders (Danielle); Ryan McGeehan (Abby) and Jenna McGeehan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his his wife, Anna Laverne Sanders; stepmother, Mary Sanders; a son, Jeffrey Sanders; three brothers, Robert, James and George Sanders and a sister, Patricia Mellors.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 3 to 7 pm in the KEPPLE-GRAFT FUNERAL HOME, INC. 524 N. Main St. Greensburg where his funeral service will be held on Friday at 10:30 am with Rev. Roger Steiner officiating.  Entombment will follow in St. Clair Cemetery, Greensburg with military honors bestowed by VFW Post 33, Greensburg.  Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society @ or the Westmoreland County Blind Association, 911 S. Main St. Greensburg, PA. To share a message of sympathy, please visit

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February 20, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kepple Graft Funeral Home
524 N Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601

Funeral Service
February 21, 2020

10:30 AM
Kepple Graft Funeral Home
524 N Main St
Greensburg, PA 15601


Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
River Walk Corportate Centre 333 E. Carson St. Suite 441E, Pittsburgh PA 15219

Westmoreland County Blind Association
911 S. Main Street, Greensburg PA 15601

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