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WILLIAM M. SANDS, 65, OF POTTSTOWN William M. Sands, 65, of Pottstown, widower of Lucinda (Tatro) Sands, passed away Monday, with his daughter by his side, at Coatesville VA Medical Center Hospice. Born in Pottstown, he was a son of the late Douglas W. and Dorothy (Meredith) Sands. William was a Real Estate Broker and owner of Franklin Realty in Pottstown. He was an accomplished musician, playing trombone professionally during his high school years and in the mid 70's, before entering the real estate business; was past president of T.C.R.E.I.A. and a long time member of the Pottstown Elks. After graduating high school, William served in the
from 1966-1970, stationed on the USS Springfield, playing trombone in the Navy Band. Surviving are one daughter, Carrie M. Endy, wife of Lyle "Chip" Endy Jr. of Seymour, Texas, and three grandchildren, Chad, Lucinda and Claire Endy; sister, Patricia L. Rau, wife of Paul of Ellicott City, MD; brother, Robert D. Sands, husband of Sue of Douglassville; sister, Meredith A. Sands of Pottstown, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by an infant son, Chad William Sands, and long time fiancee, Carol J. Pizzuto. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2013 at Limerick Garden of Memories, 44 Swamp Pike, Limerick, PA. There will be no viewing. Relatives and friends will be received from 10-11 a.m. at the chapel at Limerick Garden of Memories. Burial will be in Limerick Garden of Memories. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to Coatesville VA Medical Center, Attn: Hospice Department, BLDG 138A-H, 1400 Blackhorse Hill Road, Coatesville, PA 19320. Arrangements are by the Morrell Funeral Home Inc., (
Published in The Mercury on Mar. 7, 2013
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"To carrie and the grandchildren, I am very sorry to hear of Bill's passing. May he rest in peace."
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"Bill and I went to school together from Elementary through Hight School. I know he will be missed."
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"Bill Sands and I have been friends since 9th grade. We first met at Lambs Music store for a rehersal of..."
- Gerry Barrett
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