Staci Jane Sanders, of Tidioute, passed away at her home on August 6, 2013 after a long battle with several lung diseases. She was 45 years old.

Born on July 19, 1968 in Warren Pa., she was the daughter of David W. and Ann A. (Donaldson) Jones. After high school, she attended college to pursue a career as a nurse.

Staci loved her family and devoted her life to caring for her two daughters. She also enjoyed animals and her pets.

Staci is survived by her daughters Jessica Sanders and her companion Jake Gray (who was more like a son) of Warren, and Megan Sanders of Tidioute. She is also survived by her mother, Ann A. Jones of Tidioute and her brother, David Jones and his companion Penny Fuller of East Hickory. Staci is also survived by her fiance Roy Longboat who cared deeply for her and was by her side during the later stages of her illness.

Staci was preceded in death by her father, David W. Jones, in 2008.

At her request, there will be no viewing or visitation. A memorial celebration of Staci’s life will be held on September 7th at the Hickory Creek Ranch in Tidioute.Arrangements are under the care of the Goble Funeral Home & Crematory in Clarion. Friend and family may leave online condolences, share photographs or memories, and obtain additional information by visiting the funeral home website at