Sandra L. Sutton, age 61, of Waterford, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2012 at her residence in Waterford. She was born in Meadville, Pa. on January 3, 1951, daughter of the late Lloyd H. and Cecelia Poloskey Sutton. Sandra graduated from Meadville Area High School in 1968. A 1972 graduate of Edinboro University, she taught Health & Phys Ed grades 1-9 at Seton School and coached girls basketball. In 1986 she graduated from West Virginia Northern Community College in Applied Sciences. Her 25 years as an R.N. led her to work at L.E.I.R., PA Dept. of Health, Pleasant Ridge Manor and private practice. Sandra was an oblate with the Benedictine Sisters of Erie. She enjoyed several trips to Europe, RV Camping and women's sports. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Linda Wills. She is survived by her partner of 38 years, Sheila McLaughlin; two nephews, Shawn Wills of Erie and Sheldon Wills of Petersburg, Va.; a great-niece and nephew; and a special cousin, Daniel Polosky of Erie. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Liturgy at Mount Saint Benedict, 6101 East Lake Road on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, 6101 East Lake Rd., Erie, PA 16511 or Creating Landscapes/Ackerman Farm, 15842 Wagner Dr., Meadville, PA 16335. The family would like to thank Great Lakes Hospice for their tender loving care. The Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road is handling arrangements. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Mar. 30, 2012