Community mourns loss of New Britain school board member - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Community mourns loss of New Britain school board member

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James Sanders Sr. James Sanders Sr.
NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) -

People in New Britain are mourning the loss of someone many are calling a “pillar of their community.”

James Sanders Sr., who served on the New Britain Board of Education for more than 30 years, died on Tuesday afternoon.

Many are remembering Sanders for his love of the Hardware City and outspoken personality while serving on several boards.

A wake will be held on Friday, April 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. with the Sons of Italy ritual being held at 6 p.m. at the New Britain Memorial Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home in New Britain. Funeral services will begin Saturday, April 16 at 8 a.m.

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