We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home
Elizabeth “Betty” I. Sanders, 91, formerly of Cortland, Ohio, passed away after a short illness on Friday May 13, 2022, at Mercy Health St. Joseph’s Warren Hospital, Warren, Ohio.
She was born November 18, 1930, in New Castle, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Benjamin Price and Vivian Pierson Price.
She was a 1949 graduate of New Castle High School and was initially employed as a switchboard operator for Pennsylvania Bell. After marrying her first husband, Roy Morrow, she lived a life she probably never imagined, residing abroad for 10 years, in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Bangkok, Thailand and traveling the world with her husband and four children. The family visited most of Asia, Europe, and the United States before returning to reside in Tallmadge, Ohio in 1970. She was employed as a switch board operator for 23 years at Barberton Citizen’s Hospital retiring in 1995.
Although she enjoyed golf, tennis and waterskiing, her athletic passion was bowling. She participated in numerous bowling leagues, won the 1968 South East Asian Bowling Championship, and continued to bowl on teams until four years ago, most recently at Cortland Lanes. She also enjoyed bingo, jigsaw puzzles, and cross stitch.
Her first husband, Roy Morrow, to whom she was married from March of 1953 until 1974, died September 14, 2015.
Her second husband, Everett Sanders, whom she married October 9, 1975, died February 14, 2000. Following his death, she resided in Weddington, North Carolina, Sacramento, California and Cortland, Ohio.
She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Dr. Linda Morrow (Dr. Robert Schott), of San Diego, California three sons, James Morrow (Angie) of Tallmadge, Richard Morrow (Cheryl Foy) of Bluffton, South Carolina, and Atty. Charles Morrow (Kathy) of Howland, seven grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers, Benjamin Price, Jimmy Price, William Price, and Harry Price, and two sisters, Ruth Price and Dorothy Price.
Private services will be held. She will be laid to rest at Green Lawn Cemetery in Akron.
Memorial gifts may be made, in Betty’s name to Feed the Children.
Arrangements have been handled by The Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.