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“Will miss you RIT ..we grew up together Rit, Pete and Todd ,Vince, Rouchie and I we was very close as a brother..all the crazy things we did as kids...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Corey Ramsey - Saratoga Springs, NY

“God bless his family, he will be missed.He was a good friend. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Keith Capone - Saratoga springs, NY

“You were a gentle soul baby! ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Kara Lavoy - Ballston Spa, NY

“You will be missed. Say hello to everyone we know up there. You & Timmy stay out of trouble. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Ann Tinger - Ballston Spa, NY

“RIP Rit you will be missed. You were such a funny guy and you always made Brandon laugh. Jim and Joan so sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Jennifer Mercier - Troy, NY

“RIP ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Joyce Gardner

“A funny good man. You will be missed my friend. Put in good words for use all. My condolences to all faimly. God be with you ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Judd McDOnald - Tampa bay, FL

“To young my friend. I know you have a beautyful destination. Will be missed and always loved. See you later bro... ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Judd Mcdonald - Tampa bay fl., FL

“Ritt & LindaI am so sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs being sent your way.Darlene ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Darlene Langkau

“Rit always had a way of making a whole room smile and laugh even if you didn't know him. His charismatic attitude and infectious attitude made...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Jen Kmen - Saratoga, NY - Friend

“Oh Dear Rit...how you will be so missed...period! Your raspy voice, infectious wit and love for the Stones...will remain with us forever! Rest In...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Carrie Nichols - Saratoga Springs, NY

“To many good times to mention. You will be greatly missed by many people. Love ya brother R I P ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Timmy Furey - Friend

“We have had some good times, playing horseshoes and having cookouts. I will miss you buddy. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Tom Loya - Saratoga Springs, NY

“So sorry for your loss rit always lit up a room with his smile he will e missed ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Stacey and Darrin Hartmann - NY

“I met Rit when he first moved here as a little kid. My birthday was the 6th his the 7th and we would joke about how I was a day older! Then in junior...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Tracy Walker - Hawthorne, NJ

“Sorry for your loss. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Demian Haas - Greenwich, CT

“Jim and Joan I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Rit. The both of you took such great care of him and all his friends since we were in...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Pete Casertino - Glens Falls, NY

“So sorry for your loss! He was a funny guy! Very nice person! Danielle so sorry for your loss. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Kelly Lion - Saratoga springs, NY

“I am so sorry, my heart is breaking for your loss. Rit had such a good soul and will be missed. Rest in peace Rit ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Cindy Aikins (Terpening) - VA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Jim and Joan, Rit was such a great guy, and friend. I will never forget him and all the fun and smiles. God speed Rit.. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Sandy Wolf Metivier - Ft Edward, NY


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SARATOGA SPRINGS - Richard A. Sanders, Jr., 46, passed away after a brief illness on Friday at Saratoga Hospital.
Rit was born in Schenectady, the son of Richard 'Ritt' Sanders, and the late Belinda Schults Masterpole. He attended Saratoga High School and Electrician Trade School. He worked as a licensed electrician in the local area. Rit was kind, generous and fun loving; he loved his music, especially the Rolling Stones.
Rit was predeceased by his; loving mother Belinda; great-grandmother, Schultsie; grandparents, Mary and Joseph Schults and Estelle Sanders; uncle, Butch Schults and aunt, Susan Schults.
Survivors include his loving father, Richard 'Ritt' Sanders and his wife Linda; his uncle and aunt; confidant, adviser and best friends, Jim and Joan Schults; his cherished aunt, Gerry Schults; uncle, Donald Sanders, cousins Susan Maloney and Dena Sanders; dear friends, Paul, Colleen and Michelle Moyer and Danielle Swem; several aunt, uncles and cousins.
Services will be held on Thursday at 1 pm at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union St. Interment will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Glenville.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Thursday from 11am until the service.