Sandie DeCesare passed away at home on February 4, 2014
Alberta Sandra DeCesare was born October 25, 1950 to Albert and Olga DeCesare in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Sandie came to Alaska in 1977, making her home in Nome from 1979 until 2005. During her time in Nome she managed the Polaris Bar and Hotel. She was an avid softball player and competed in numerous dart tournaments. Due to health concerns she retired, moving to Eagle River in 2006.
Although she had no children of her own, she adored her nieces, nephews and her sister's grandchildren.
Sandie is preceded in death by her father, Albert DeCesare.
Survived by her mother, Olga DeCesare; sisters, Jackie and spouse, Jack Schultheis of Alaska; Sharon and spouse Gerry VanLemmeren of Pennsylvania; nieces, Sadie and her spouse, Justin Davis, their children, Elsie and Broghan of Alaska and her niece, Alexandria VanLemmeren of Pennsylvania; nephews, John Schultheis and his spouse, Heather and their son, Will of Alaska and Zachary VanLemmeren of Pennsylvania.
A Celebration of Life will be held March 22, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. at Jalapeno's Restaurant,11823 Old Glenn Hwy Eagle River.
Memorial donations can be made in Sandie's memory to the
, 801 West Fireweed Lane, Suite 103, Anchorage, AK 99503
Arrangements by Cremation Society of Alaska. Words of comfort can be shared with the family at www.alaskacremation.com
Published in adn.com from Feb. 16 to Feb. 17, 2014