SAYLOR, SANDRA J.
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OVID: Sandra J. Saylor, longtime resident of County Road 129, died at the Hospicare Residence in Ithaca on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 following an extended illness. A Memorial Service to commemorate her life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2012 at Covert Funeral Home, 7199 South Main Street in Ovid. Prayers of committal will be held at Ovid Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to the American Legion Post #463, PO Box 401, or the South Seneca Ambulance Corps, PO Box 280, both in Ovid, NY 14521. Sandy was born in Montour Falls on October 28, 1945, a daughter of the late Earl and Winnifred (White) Blanchard. Sandy had a long career at Willard Psychiatric Center, and after it's closing, worked with Finger Lakes DDSO in Ithaca. She had been active in the American Legion Post #463 Ladies Auxiliary and loved travelling, camping, fishing with her family. She will be well remembered for her knitting and crocheting and most fondly for the time she shared with her family. She is survived by her children, Robert V. (Jennifer) Saylor II of Ocean Isle, NC, Timothy J. (Melanie) Saylor of Bastian, VA and Kimberley A. (Jason) Bailey of Ithaca, NY; her grandchildren, Robert III, Cole and Gage Saylor, Mikayla and Kristin Saylor, Ryan and Jacob Bailey; her siblings, Connie Gable of Ovid, NY and Larry Blanchard of McLean, NY. Sandy was preceded in death by her husband, Robert V. "Bob" Saylor in 1999, and by a sister, Gerry Starkweather.
Published in Ithaca Journal on Dec. 29, 2012