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S. Ann Sansone

December 2, 1931 ~ October 12, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old


S. Ann Sansone, 91, of Fredericksburg, VA, formerly of Great Falls, VA, passed away October 12, 2023.

Born December 2, 1931, in Fulton, NY to Salvatore and Rose Leonardi, Ann was reared in Fulton, NY and graduated in the first class of the Medical Technology Program at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY in 1953.

She married Joseph S. Sansone, Jr. on February 6, 1954, and they were married 66 years. Ann was a professional Medical Technologist before her children were born, an exemplary Navy wife, and a wonderful mother. Once her children were grown, she went back to her profession and became a Certified Medical Technologist. She was devoted to her husband, her family, and her faith, as a lifelong member of the Roman Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe; and by her parents.

She is survived by her five children; daughter Deborah J. Schlismann and husband, Duane, of Fuquay-Varina, NC; son Joseph S. Sansone III and wife, Jennifer, of Madison, VA; son Steven J. Sansone and wife, Marcia, of Mechanicsville, VA; daughter JoAnn Clifton and husband, Berry, of Kernersville, NC; and son Christopher J. Sansone and wife, Lizz, of Sugar Land, TX.

She is survived by her sister Liliana Kernan, of Baldwinsville, NY; and her brother, John Leonardi and wife, Janet, of Beaufort, SC.

She also is survived by grandchildren: Duane Schlismann, Jr. and wife, Rebecca, of Fuquay-Varina, NC; Kimberly Tuey and husband, Don, of Fuquay-Varina, NC; Amanda Sansone of Los Angeles, CA; Joseph S. Sansone IV and wife, Amanda, of San Diego, CA; Rachel Sansone Ramirez and husband, Henrry of Odessa, TX; Mark Sansone of Fredericksburg, VA; Emma Davis and husband, Tim, of Athens, TN; Berrick Clifton of Hornell, NY; and Kelly Clifton of Huntsville, AL.

She also is survived by four great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, October 19, 2023, at Covenant Funeral Home, Fredericksburg with a private funeral service to be held at a later date.


October 19, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg
10830 Patriot Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22408


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