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Renee Sue Sanders, 52, Dameron

Renee Sue Sanders, 52, of Dameron died of cancer Feb. 8, 2013, at home.

Born July 29, 1960, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Michael John Bernardon and Shirley Sue Gateau Bernardon.

She was a lifelong resident of Southern Maryland. She was employed as a hair stylist, which she really enjoyed and in which she met many people.

On June 13, 2008, she married James Russell Sanders. She was a mentor for Alcoholics Anonymous, where she guided and sponsored many people. She was an avid reader who enjoyed watching hummingbirds, meditating and praying. She especially enjoyed having picnics with her daughter. She was famous for her spaghetti sauce, so much so that is has been shipped to California and Hawaii. Her greatest love was spending time with her family.

In addition to her mother and her husband, she is survived by her children, David Hines and his wife Sarah of Hyattsville, Madeline Clyburn and her husband Thomas of La Plata and Elizabeth Manzo and her husband Brandon; siblings, Michael Bernardon and his wife Lynn of Huntingtown, George Bernardon and his wife Debi of Monroe, Ga., and Amy Young and her husband Harry of Hughesville; grandchildren, Brandon Manzo and Michael Manzo of Belluvue, Neb.; mother-in-law, Mary Sanders of Dameron; and many nieces and nephews.

A life celebration will be held from 3-6 p.m. with prayers at 5 p.m. Feb. 13 at Brinsfield Funeral Home, Leonardtown. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.

Arrangements are being handled by Brinsfield Funeral Home.