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Dorothy M. Sanson

Dorothy M. Sanson passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Jefferson Bucks Hospital.  She was 95. Born in Des Moines, IA, she was daughter of the late Nora Elizabeth and Frank Ricker.  Throughout her life she had lived in Des Moines, IA, Portland, ME, Bensalem, Pa., Egg Harbor Township, NJ, Edgewater Park, NJ and finally Levittown, Pa, where she resided with her daughter, Carol.  She was a WWII Veteran (Navy Wave). Mrs. Sanson was a strong woman who battled and survived tongue and breast cancers. After their retirement, she and her husband traveled the country. She most especially loved spending time with her family and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.  

Husband of the late John Sanson, and mother of the late Terence A. Sanson, she is survived by her children, Nora C. Sanson, John T. Sanson (Irene), Richard Sanson (Ellen), and Carol J. O'Hara (Arthur).  She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, daughter-in-law, Maria Sanson and sister-in-law, Stella Sansone.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Friday, November 15, 2019, 9:00am at St. Mark Church, Bristol Borough.  Interment, Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday evening 7-9:00pm and Friday morning 8-8:30am at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the ASPCA, at or St. Joseph Indian School, at