McArthur Sanders

Mr. McArthur Sanders of Port Jervis, NY and formerly of Staten Island, NY died Friday, May 3, 2019 at with his family by his side.  He was 75 years young.

He was born November 16, 1943 in Bessemer, AL the son of the late Leonard Sanders and the late Pearline Roby Sanders.

McArthur married Teresa Baez on February 3, 1995 in Staten Island, NY.

He worked as a Mental Hygiene Therapist at Willowbrook State School in Staten Island. He also worked as a Presser at a Cleaners, also in Staten Island.

McArthur loved playing guitar and writing music.  He enjoyed painting and cooking for friends and family.  But most of all, being around family brought the most joy to his life.

McArthur is survived by his companion of 50 plus years, Teresa Sanders, his 11 children, 17 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, 5 siblings and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends and family may visit on Monday, May 6, 2019 at Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc., 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY from 10:00am – 12:00pm and 3:00pm – 5:00pm.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 5:00pm at the funeral home with Father Billy officiating.

Cremation will be held at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.

Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771. 845.856.5191 For additional information, directions, or to send a condolence note to the family, please visit