Sandra Lee Erbele

ERBELE, SANDRA LEE, 66, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2008 after a long courageous battle with lung cancer. She was a retired self-employed tax consultant and bookkeeper for over 45 years, and also worked till recently for J & J Smoke Shop. She was a member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church, and the Harmony Sunday School Class. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo R. Erbele. She is survived by her three loving daughters, Charlane Andrella Gordon Gathy (Brian), Trina Heleen Gordon Buschman (David), and Alicia Joy Gordon Hackbarth. Her brother; Curtis S. Brown. Her 8 adoring grandchildren; Alayna and Andrew Gathy, Bradley and Eric Buschman, Maleena, Adam;, Brady, and Owen Hackbarth. And her many endeared and loyal friends and tax customers. "Our mother's unselfish and loving spirit touched not only her family, but everyone she met". A service to celebrate Sandy's life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Ave. with burial at Resthaven Memorial Park. Expressions are requested to Brown Cancer Center or Mint Julep.

Published in The Courier-Journal from June 9 to June 10, 2008