Sandra L. Shank
1955-2014Longtime Healthcare Provider CLARKSBURG Sandra L. Hewitt Shank, 59, of 568 River Rd., Clarksburg, died Tuesday June 10, 2014 at the Berkshire Medical Center Satellite Emergency Facility in North Adams. She was born in North Adams on April 29, 1955 a daughter of the late John and Nellie Morin Hewitt. She graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1974. Sandra was employed for 26 years as a certified nursing assistant with the VNA and Hospice of Northern Berkshire and later with Berkshire VNA & Hospice. Many of her patients referred to her as the nurse with hands of an angel and she had a true gift of caring for others. She was devoted to her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed camping and flower gardening. Survivors include her husband, Randy Shank whom she married July 20, 1974 at St. Francis of Assisi Church in North Adams; daughter, Jessica Shank and her fiance J.T. Spencer of Clarksburg; and a son, Christopher Shank of Waterford, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Adriana Rettig and Halo Spencer; one brother, Frank R. Hewitt and his wife, Sarah of Brewster, Mass.; one brother-in-law, Emerson Shank and his wife Joan; two sisters-in-law, Gloria White and her husband Edward, and Diane Perry. She also leaves several nieces and nephews. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral Services to celebrate the life of Sandra Shank will take place Saturday morning at 9 a.m.. at the FLYNN DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St., North Adams, MA. Burial will follow in Clarksburg Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial donations are suggested for Berkshire VNA & Hospice through the funeral home. To send a card, or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 12, 2014