In Loving Memory

June 21, 1928 – September 5, 2019


Ethel Mae Pose Sanca, 91, a native of Point Clear, AL and a resident of Silverhill, AL, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019.

Mrs. Sanca was a graduate of Fairhope High School.  She worked alongside her husband, James, at their business, Gulf Sausage Company in Robertsdale for many years.  She and her husband were in the honeybee business and she also was a miniature box maker.  Mrs. Sanca was a wonderful homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She will be missed by all who knew her.

Mrs. Sanca is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, James Sanca; her parents, Percy and Mae Pose; two brothers, Percy Pose, Jr. and Joseph Pose; and one sister, Doris Bishop.

She is survived by three daughters, Claudia Sanca Scott of Daphne, Janice Sanca Osborne (Randy) of Foley, and Jamie Sanca Price (Ross) of Cantonment; one son, James Anton Sanca, III (Paula) of Mansfield, LA; ten grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Patsy Pose Miller of Fairhope and Rosalie Pose Currier (Alfred) of Silverhill; one brother, Emmanuel Jacquin Pose of Point Clear; along with other family members and friends.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to all the caregivers from Answered Prayer Home Care of Foley for taking such good care their mother.

A memorial mass will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 10:00am at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 23035 AL-59 in Robertsdale. The family will receive friends beginning at 9:00am.

Interment will be held at Memory Gardens of Fairhope at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her memory to the Make A Wish Foundation at https://alabama.wish.org.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.