We regret to inform you of the death of Marie A. Saunders, mother of Retired Lt. Scott B. Saunders, on September 17, 2016.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the Saunders family at this difficult time.  The following obituary information and funeral arrangements have been reprinted from the McComas Funeral Home website.

Marie A. Saunders, of Joppa, MD, died at the age of 76 on September 17, 2016 at her home. She was born in Baltimore, MD to Edward and Eva (Stamborska) Degutis, and was the wife of the late James Larkin Saunders Sr.  She enjoyed bowling, bingo and loved aerobics. She also loved gardening and traveling. She was a parishioner at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Bradshaw.

Survivors include her sons, James L. Saunders Jr. (Marie), Scott B. Saunders (Debi) and Mark A. Saunders; her daughter, Michele M. Zinner; her grandchildren, Kelli and Cody Saunders, Stephen J. Zinner Jr. and Joshua E. Zinner; and her brothers, Daniel and Dominic Degutis.

Visitations will be held at the McComas Funeral Home, 1317 Cokesbury Rd., Abingdon, MD 21009 on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM.  An additional visitation well be held on Thursday, September 22 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 and 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 

Service will be held immediately following the visitation on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 8:00 PM.

Those who desire may make a donation to St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 8030 Bradshaw Road, Kingsville, MD 21087.