Sanzen, Jean A. (Wilson)


Jean A. (Wilson) Sanzen, RN, 79, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at home surrounded by her family.  Jean was the beloved wife of John A. Sanzen, Jr., the mother of Keith (Leslee) and Marc Sanzen as well as proud nana of Aidan, Kira, Cricket, Madisyn, and Ethan.  She was the sister of the late Cathy Wilson and mother of the late Eric Sanzen. As a Registered Nurse at Kent Hospital, she lovingly took care of newborns. In addition, she was an active member of the East Greenwich United Methodist Church where she delivered flowers to at home members and volunteered at the East Greenwich Interfaith Food Cupboard. Being a longtime member of the mall walking club, she enjoyed the love and support from her fellow walkers.

 Family and friends are invited to a memorial service at the East Greenwich United Methodist Church, 1558 South County Trail, East Greenwich, RI 02818 on Saturday, April 29th at 10:30 AM.  In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the church or Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02906.  Information and condolences visit