Sandra Sue McFarland

May 31, 1940 - July 2, 2013

05/31/1940 - 07/02/2013

McFarland, Sandra Sue, 73, of The Atwood Group Home, Dillonvale, Ohio formerly of Bellaire, died Tuesday morning July 2, 2013, at Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville, Ohio. She was born May 31, 1940, in Bellaire, the daughter of the late James and Josephine Seaman McFarland. In addition to her parents Sandra was preceded in death by her brother, James J. McFarland, and her sister Patricia McFarland Ackerman.

For the past 32 years Sandra has resided with her “other” family at the Atwood Home in Dillonvale. She is survived by her “Mother” and “Father” Alice and Bill Atwood of Dillonvale, her seven housemates, and many caregivers that took excellent care of her and loved her dearly.

Friends will be received on Friday July 5, 2013, at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 441 37th St. Bellaire, from 10 am til time of service at 11 am with Rev. Sheryl Seitz officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Bellaire.

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linda miro
7 years ago

its me sandy–just checking on you…….love ya’

Janice Mikels
7 years ago

Sandy Girl, I’m so glad I had 5 years to spend with you. You were a true blessing . I will think of you as my diamond in the sky..

I love you


karen reynolds
7 years ago

Thank You Sis and Alice and Bill for the privilege of being part of Sandy’s life,

Ron Morgan
7 years ago

To the Atwood home family,

My sympathy to each of you on your loss. It was an honor to have the opportunity to pray with Sandra and her staff via phone earlier this week. It’s never easy when we lose one we love and care for.

Ron Morgan