Brattleboro - Amanda Jean Sanderson, 35, died tragically as a result of a malicious act on October 27, 2017.
She was born in Marietta, Georgia on January 25, 1982. Amanda grew up in Newfane and attended Newfane Elementary School and Leland & Gray Middle School. She graduated with high honors in 2000 from Brattleboro Union High School & Career Center where she was enrolled in culinary arts and business programs.
Recently, Amanda lived in the Brattleboro area and worked for area businesses and restaurants. She loved animals of all kinds, especially her cat Riker, who died with her. She loved the Boston Celtics, bringing home stray cats, and cuddling with her son, Tyler, watching movies and listening to music. Amanda was well known for her quick wit, beautiful smile and great sense of humor.
Amanda leaves behind her mother, Pamela Lane of Ludlow, formally of Brattleboro, and her husband, Michael Eno; father, Curtis Sanderson of Bridgewater, formally of Newfane, and his wife Ellen Quinn. She also leaves the love of her life, her son, Tyler Eugene Thomas, 12, of Westminster, sister, Kristina Sanderson and nephew, Cole of Winchendon, Mass., and her grandmother, Ruth Lane of Brattleboro. She was pre-deceased by her Papa, Eugene Lane. Amanda also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, cousins and many, many friends.
A service will be held on November 13th at 4:00 p.m. with a reception to follow at The Stone Church, 210 Main Street, Brattleboro.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Windham County Humane Society, P.O. Box 397, Brattleboro, VT 05302.