Christine R. Sanders, 49, of Barefoot Bay, died Friday, 12/6, at a local hospital. A native of Rockville Centre, New York, she came to the area 18 years ago from New York. Christine attended St. Luke Catholic Church in Barefoot Bay and had been a member of the Moose Club. Having a strong affection for animals, she worked for H.A.L.O. Animal Shelter and worked to save the life of abandoned pets. She was known to have a wonderful and contagious smile and laughter. All who knew her, knew her to be a wonderful and loving wife, sister, daughter-in-law, aunt, and friend.
Survivors include her husband: Michael; one brother: Danny Hoffman of East Meadow, NY; two sisters: Ginger Garringer of Boston, MA, Jennifer Paino of Longwood, FL and many nieces and nephews who were all like her own.
For those who wish the family suggests memorial donations to H.A.L.O. Rescue, 710 Jackson St, Sebastian, FL 32958 (http://www.halorescuefl.org/