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Claude A. Sanders
February 19, 2021


Claude A. Sanders, 65, of New Bedford died Friday, February 19, 2021 unexpectedly at home.

Born in New Bedford, son of the late William and Alice (Lima) Sanders, he lived in New Bedford all of his life.

Claude was formerly employed as a Meals on Wheels supervisor for Coastline Elderly Services for many years until his retirement. He was also a music promoter and had his own promotion company, CAS Productions.

He was a member of the YA Club in New Bedford.

Claude enjoyed cooking, eating, watching movies, and loved to joke around. He also enjoyed watching basketball and football and was an avid Cowboys and Warriors fan.

He is survived by his son, Claude A. Sanders, Jr.; two step-sons, Jamie Feliciano and Robert Feliciano; and many cousins.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Gregory Sanders and Edward Joseph "Joey" Sanders.

His visiting hours will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2021 from 2-6 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. For directions and guestbook, visit

Please be advised that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are strict guidelines that must be adhered to for the safety of everyone. You MUST wear a mask to be allowed entry to the services. Please practice social distancing and avoid any close contact. Guests will be permitted to pay their respects and depart to allow the next guests to enter. Capacity at the funeral home will be limited so there could be wait times outside the funeral home. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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Saunders-Dwyer Funeral Homes
495 Park Street
New Bedford, MA 02740