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Carol (Lukachek) Sanders

Carol (Lukachek) Sanders

Carol, age 69, of Edinboro, passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018.  She was born in Ambridge, PA on October 8th, 1948, the daughter of the late Albert and Dolores (Opperman) Lukachek.  Carol was a graduate of Ambridge High School, and received a BA degree in news journalism from Kent State University.  She was employed as society editor for the Record Courier Newspaper of Ravenna, OH, the Syracuse University News Bureau of Syracuse, NY, and the Henry Ford Museum of Dearborn, MI.  She wrote and self published her novel “Natural Choices” copyright 1999.  Carol loved music and played Celtic and traditional music on fiddle and drum.  She was a member of the Irish Cultural Society of Erie County.  Beloved wife of Ward L. Sanders, she was the loving mother of Spring A. Sanders and sister of Donna Ellis of Cape Cod, MA.  She is also survived by loving relatives, neighbors, and many friends.  At Carol’s request, no calling hours will be observed.  A memorial gathering and celebration of life will be private and at the convenience of the family.  Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or a deserving charity of your choice.  The Mattera Funeral Home, 188 East State Street, Albion, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.  To light a memory candle or leave a condolence, please visit 


Left by  “Adam Surovick ” on 03/14/2018
Ward and Spring sorry for your loss.
Left by  “Rich and Barb Graden” on 03/12/2018
Wow so shocking ,Absolutely loved working for her , Ward my prayers are for you and Spring ,So sorry for your loss
Left by  “Lila & Joe Sweeney” on 03/08/2018
Ward and Spring, we are so sorry for your loss.
Left by  “Sheila Ardery” on 03/08/2018
Iím so sorry to read this, Ward! I have many fond memories of hanging out with Carol at Kelso..biking and boating together, too. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Spring.
Left by  “Paul & Marcy Stacy ” on 03/07/2018
Ward so sorry for your loss our prayers and thoughts with you.
Remember the evening at the Legion when we all talked about Erie and Carolís writing.
Left by  “Sharon Lutz Patterson” on 03/07/2018
My heart aches for you, Ward and Spring. May you find comfort remembering the good times. Hugs, Sharon
Left by  “Jim Kremmel” on 03/07/2018
So sorry for your loss.
Left by  “Pam and Ron” on 03/07/2018
Ward and Spring - we are so sorry for your loss. She will be greatly missed. Our love and prayers to you.
Left by  “Mikki & Roman” on 03/06/2018
Carol we love you and treasure your heart and beautiful smile, you will forever be truly missed.
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