Jan. 30, 1936 — June 25, 2015

The Seaside Police Department of Seaside, Ore., acknowledges retired Lieutenant Richard “Dick” Lee Sanseri, age 79, with over 16 years of law enforcement service, who passed away in Bend, Ore., Thursday night, June 25, 2015, from natural causes. 

Lt. Sanseri became employed  with Seaside Police in January 1981, where he worked as a police officer and detective until his promotion to sergeant. He received a promotion to lieutenant in August 1995, a position he held until his retirement in June 1996.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia; sons, Brent and Paul; daughters, Nancy Doyon and Gina Marie Steffey; and six grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 333 S.W. Skyline Blvd., Portland, Ore., on July 9, 2015.

Condolence cards can be sent to Springer and Son Aloha Funeral Home, P.O. Box 5308, Aloha, OR 97006.

Any questions or comments can be directed to Seaside Police Department, to the attention of Lt. Steve Barnett at or by phone at 503-738-6311.

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