Sandra Denesowicz

NASHUA - Sandra "Sandy" Ann Denesowicz, 33, died Oct. 9, 2013, at the Kindred Healthcare Greenbriar Terrace in Nashua, after a courageous six-year battle with breast cancer.

She was born Nov. 17, 1979, in Boston, Mass., daughter of the late Alfred G. Denesowicz and Barbara (Bean) O'Keefe.

Sandy grew up in Lowell, Mass., and was a graduate of Lowell Catholic High School. She was employed as a business unit specialist at Hewlett Packard.

Sandy loved her cats, looking good, gossip, chocolate, traveling, movies, sight-seeing, hanging out with friends, karaoke, New Kids on the Block, and visiting Echo Lake. She was the self-proclaimed biggest Red Sox fan! She belonged to the Young Survival Coalition and Beta Sigma Phi.

In addition to her parents, Sandy was also predeceased by her aunt Gerty.

She is survived by her six siblings, brother and sister-in-law, Alfred E. and Carol Denesowicz of Orlando, Fla., sister and brother-in-law and Valentine date, Michelle Cotton-Miller and Julian Miller of East Kingston, brother and his fiancee, Scott Denesowicz and Kathleen Nelson of Haverhill, Mass., brother, Steven Denesowicz of Haverhill, Mass., brother, Russell Denesowicz, sister, Lisa Denesowicz (Follet) of Lowell, Mass., and many nieces and nephews. Sandy loved being an Auntie! Also survived by her best friend, Christa and Jason Grant of Nashua, friends Rob and Stephanie Wilkerson of Chicago, Ill., Michelle LaGasse of Fitchburg, Mass., Jennifer and Eric Peterson of New Hampshire, Jenn Beaudet of Goffstown, Jen Couture of Dracut, Mass., Wendy Rosado of Nashua, Laurie West of Nashua, and Eric Richey of Indiana.

Special thanks to East Kingston Fire Chief, Ed Warren, for the chemobreakfast, her medical team family, Dr. Rachel Freedman MPH, Jennifer McKenna RN MSN, Julie Salinger LICSW Dana Farber, Dr. Matthew Katz Rad Onc.


SERVICES: There are no calling hours.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St., Exeter.

Donations may be made in her memory to the Young Survival Coalition, 80 Broad St., Suite 1700, New York, NY 10004 or to the Kindred Healthcare Greenbriar Terrace, 55 Harris Road, Nashua, 03060. For more information, please visit

Funeral Home

Brewitt Funeral Home
14 Pine Street Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 772-3554

Published in Union Leader on Oct. 13, 2013