Marie Ruth Golihew Saunders

Published in The Washington Post on February 28, 2011


MARIE RUTH SAUNDERS Of Forestville, MD, died on February 14, 2011 at Shady
Grove Hospital.

She was born July 16, 1935 in Washington, DC to the late Marie and Everett Golihew
and married to the late Stephen Saunders. Survived by children, Therese, Paul and
Laura; many grandchildren, one great-grandchild, sister, Clair; brother, Everett;
several nieces and nephews.

Marie graduated from
Eastern Senior High School, Washington, DC in 1953 and
Capital University in Columbus, Ohio in 1957.

Marie worked for Prince Georges County Government for 30 years. She was a
life-long member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.

Memorial service will be held at National Lutheran Home, Rockville, MD on March 5 at
11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St Matthew's Lutheran Church, 309 E St., NW,
Washington, DC 20001.