Elena (Ferrante) Sandri

GREENFIELD - Elena F. (Ferrante) Bruce Sandri, 91, of Ferrante Avenue and Warner Street died Monday (11-12-12) at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.
She was born in Greenfield on Oct. 26, 1921, the daughter of Gaetano and Ester (Guglialimo) Ferrante. Elena attended local schools in Greenfield and was a graduate of Greenfield High School, Class of 1939. She also attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Elena was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family.
Elena was predeceased by her first husband, Richard Bruce, and her second husband, A.R. Sandri.
Among her survivors, Elena leaves a son, Robert Bruce of Falmouth, ME; a daughter, Valerie B. Carlson and her husband Robert W. of Boxboro; three grandchildren, Andrew Carlson, Michael Carlson and Emily Pinto; five great-grandchildren, Madeline, Molly, Mia, Caroline and Connor, and several nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours.
Funeral services and burial will be at the convenience of the family.
The family would like to extend many thanks and appreciation to the Commonwealth Registry of Nurses Inc.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army, c/o The Food Program, 72 Chapman St., Greenfield, MA 01301.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kostanski Funeral Home. Sympathy message available at: www.kostanskifuneralhome.com.

Published in The Recorder on Nov. 16, 2012