SANDRA GUNTER STAWARA Sandra "Sandy" Gunter Stawara, 73 of Tallahassee, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her home. Sandy was born March 17, 1941 to Felder and Ethel (Hogan) Gunter and lived in Vero Beach Florida until August 2000 when she moved to Tallahassee. Sandy retired from the Indian River Public school system after 31 years. She was also part owner of Buena Vista Groves, formerly part of Hogan & Sons of Vero Beach. During her high school years she was a member of the Dolphinettes synchronized swimming team and a lifeguard. Sandy was united in marriage on August 11, 1962 and is survived by her husband Leonard "Butch" Stawara who resides in Tallahassee. She is also survived by her daughter, Debbie (Doug) Koren of Tallahassee; her son, David (Stephanie) and granddaughters Lilla and StellaRose Stawara of Vero Beach; and her brother, David Gunter of Vero Beach. Arrangements are being made by Culley's Funeral Home in Tallahassee, FL., and services will be held privately. www.culleysmeadowwoodfuneral.com Memorial donations may be made in Sandy's memory to Covenant Hospice of Tallahassee, FL.
Published in the TC Palm on July 20, 2014