Versatility and strong determination led Sandra to success in a range of ventures including a farm in Upper Sackville that nurtured her family of five children, a daycare that created bonds with generations of children, and a Bed & Breakfast full of humour and companionship. She possessed a lifelong passion for learning: earning an Honours degree in Physics from McMaster University, working as a school teacher in Collingwood, Ontario, studying classical languages at Mount Allison University, and being a reader of theology and scripture.
Committed to her faith and her deep loves, Sandra was a joyful chorister, community service activist, avid gardener, collector of fine art, creator of unique hand crafts, proponent of local theatre.
Sandra was a well-recognized figure in the community: biking out to Middle Sackville for dance class, or Saturday morning shopping at the Farmer’s Market, walking Shalom and Webster through the waterfowl park, or with children in tow at the post office.
Sandra was predeceased by her beloved son James, and lovingly remembered by her children: John(Maria Meraz), Deborah (Bill) MacLean, Andrew (Natasha Beaudin), Rebekah (Paul Carpenter), her grandchildren: Jacklyn Tickie (Chris Sadoway), Cassandra and Tyler LeBlanc, Sara and Miguel Cant-Meraz, Joe Carpenter, her great-grandchildren: Hannah LeBlanc, Eleni Sadoway.
“Wow, what a ride!”
A donation in Sandra’s memory can be made through Campbell’s Funeral Home to Live Bait Theatre, of which she was the Chair, or the Sackville Community Association, through which she offered vital support to those in need.
Friends and family are invited to share in a celebration of Sandra’s life at a visitation in her home at 30 Squire Street, Sackville, February 23, 4 – 8 pm, and a funeral service at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Sackville, February 24, 11 am.
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