May 13, 1942-June 4, 2014
Rio Vista, Formerly
On June 4, 2014 Sandie passed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ after a long illness.
Born in Newport, R. I., she spent her youth in Manchester, N. H. She graduated from St. Joseph H. S. and Notre Dame College.
She married her love, Jim Leary in 1965, and moved to California where he was an Oakland police officer.
Sandie was employed by Kaiser Hospital as a lab scientist for 35 years.
Sandie and Jim have three daughters Erin, Shannon, and Megan, two adopted sons Vince and Bennie and nine grandchildren. Sandie was at peace with meeting her Heavenly Father and being reunited with her mother, Margaret and granddaughter Kelly.
Published in Contra Costa Times on June 15, 2014