Rita Marie Sanders (nee Bernosky), age 86, of Hudson died May 24, 2014.

She was the beloved wife of the late Richard L. Sanders for 51 years, mother of Pamela M. Sanders and William R. (Kristina) Sanders, grandmother of Christopher and Colin; twin sister of Claire Hatem and sister of Florence Nawrocki.

Mrs. Sanders dedicated more than 40 years of her life to opening the minds of children through her reading to them and introducing them to the world of reading as a children's librarian for the Cleveland Catholic Schools.

The family thanks VNS Hospice of Akron General Hospital for its care.

Mass of Christian Burial was at St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment was at Markillie Cemetery. Johnson-Romito Funeral Home handled arrangements.