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James Sands Jr.

Haverford, PA

James Sands, Jr. of Haverford PA, passed away on October 9, 2016 at The Bryn Mawr Hospital. He was 67.

He was the beloved husband of Barbara Beckley Sands and devoted brother of Marguerite Borden, Priscilla, William, Elizabeth, Adele, and Geoffrey Sands, and the son of the late James Sands and Adele Griffin MacCoy Sands.

James Sands was a C.P.C.U. who worked in Insurance and Sales for most of his career. He was on The Board of Directors of: Visiting Nurses Association, The Wilderness Club of Philadelphia, and the 1976 Foundation. He was also a member of Rotary Club of Media, Delaware County Estate Planning Council, and Society of CPCU. He was the former treasurer of Philadelphia's Professionals for Children's Hospital.

Jim was a graduate of Malvern Preparatory School, and earned his BA in Political Science from Widener University. Jim was an avid golfer who loved to play with family and friends but mostly with his wife Barbara.

Interment will be private at St. Thomas The Apostle Church in Ivy Mills, PA. A Celebration of His Life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839.

Funeral arrangements by McConaghy Funeral Home, Ardmore. www.mcconaghy
Published in The News Journal on Oct. 14, 2016
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