Elizabeth Anne Saunders, 1945-2019

Elizabeth “Liz” Anne Saunders, 74, of Leesburg, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 21, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

Born August 31, 1945 in Leesburg, Virginia to the late Joseph Hanson and Dorothy Thayer Umbaugh.

She was raised in Leesburg Virginia and was a graduate of Loudoun County High School. Liz enjoyed researching genealogy at Rusk Library, doing crossword puzzles and watching her favorite shows “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy”. Liz loved helping others but most of all she loved being a mother and grandmother.

Surviving are sons, James “Buddy” Ross Saunders (Brenda) and Charles Hanson Saunders (Brenda). Grandchildren Caleb J. Saunders, Collin R. Saunders, Meaghan Keaveney, and Kelsey Sethi.

She was predeceased by sister, Jo Lee Umbaugh and her longtime companion Robert Robinson.

A Funeral service was held at 10:00 AM on Friday at Loudoun Funeral Chapel located at 158 Catoctin Circle, SE Leesburg, Virginia 20175 with the Rev. Greg Wigfield officiating. Interment was held at Leesburg Union Cemetery, Leesburg, VA.

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