Shirley M. (Solt) Sands, 81, of New Berlinville, wife of the late Earl C. Sands Jr., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.|
Born in New Berlinville, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Lillian (Herb) Solt.
Shirley was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Boyertown. She was the beloved wife of Earl, who cared for her until his passing on Nov. 15, 2012. Their marriage was an example of a true love story and Shirley's passing two days after Earl's confirms their bond as soul mates.
Surviving is daughter Patricia A. Herr, wife of Timothy, of Bernville; son Earl E. Sands, husband of Amy, of GA; sister Fern Nosal, wife of Carl, of Bally; grandchildren Bethany, Joshua, Derek, Dustin, Bradley, Brandon, Alexandria, and Taylor; and 2 great grandchildren. Along with her husband and parents, she is predeceased by her grandson Tyler.
Services and entombment in Limerick Garden of Memories Mausoleum are private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Tyler E. Sands Memorial Fund, Clemson University Foundation, P.O. Box 1889, Clemson, SC 29633-9972.
Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 1020 E. Phila. Ave., Gilbertsville is in charge of arrangements.
View obituaries or send condolences at www.catagnusfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Mercury on Nov. 19, 2012