Sandra Jean Farrow

SHAMOKIN — Sandra Jean Farrow, 61, of 316 E. Dewart St., passed away at 5:12 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Mountain View: A Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Coal Township, after an extended illness.

Born May 20, 1953, at the Geisinger Hospital, she was a daughter of the late Malcom C. Farrow III and Mary Irene (Shoener) Farrow.

Sandra first worked at the Williamsport Hospital as a pediatric nurse, then for Dr. Ralph Keiser, and last was a school nurse for the Montoursville School District for many years before retiring in 2000 due to health issues.

A member of the First Presbyterian Church, Shamokin, she was also a past member of Covenant Central Presbyterian Church, Williamsport. She was a deacon and former Sunday school teacher, and was a member of PSEA.

She graduated from Shamokin High School in 1971, Penn State University in 1975, Geisinger School of Nursing in 1978 as a registered nurse, and University of Pennsylvania in 1986 with degree as a school nurse practitioner,

Sandy is survived by her daughter and son, Evelyn Fox, of Harrisburg, and Christopher Fox, of South Williamsport; two brothers, Malcom C. Farrow IV and Andrew S. Farrow, both of Shamokin; a number of nephews, a niece and many cousins.


FARROW — Sandra Jean Farrow, 61, of 316 E. Dewart St., Shamokin. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Farrow Funeral Home, 240 W. Chestnut St., Shamokin, with the Rev. James Phillips presiding. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Shamokin. A viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family requests donations to the or the First Presbyterian Church, 826 N. Liberty St., Shamokin, PA 17872.

Funeral Home

Farrow Funeral Directors
240 W. Chestnut St. Shamokin, PA 17872
(570) 648-8141

Published in The News Item on June 10, 2014