Kathleen Helen Sands
Simcox-McIlvaine Funeral Home
532 E. Main Street
Lansdale, PA
KATHLEEN SANDS Kathleen Helen (McKenna) Sands, of Colmar, died Saturday August 24, 2013: Devoted wife and partner to Richard for 47 years. Loving mother to Kate, Lindamarie and Rich; sister to Jack and Bill and to Marie; and "Grammommie" to Johanna and Adam. Dedicated researcher, preserving the histories of families and communities. Faithful servant of Christ and the parishioners of St. Stan's. Your beauty, generosity and love live on in our hearts. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Kathleen's viewing Wednesday evening, August 28 from 6 to 8PM at the Simcox-McIlvaine Funeral Home, 532 E. Main St., Lansdale and a 2nd viewing Thursday morning August 29 from 8:30 to 9:45 at St. Stanislaus Church, 51 Lansdale Ave., Lansdale followed by her Funeral Mass at 10AM. Interment will be in St. John Neumann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Kathleen's name may be made to The Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, 2200 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE. 19806 or Montgomery Twp. Historical Society, P.O. Box 678, Montgomeryville, PA 18936. Condolences may be left at www.simcoxmcilvainefuneralhome.com.

Published by The Reporter from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27, 2013.
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To the family of KATHLEEN HELEN SANDS I send my sincere condolences. During this difficult time I hope you draw comfort from the GOD of comfort. ISAIAH 61;1,2.

August 25, 2014
Kathy's passion for history and genealogy, along with her warm, gently spirit, made her a treasure. She loved her family deeply, and was one of the most dedicated, and caring people I had ever met. She will be greatly missed. Rich and family, you have my deepest sympathy for your loss.
Kathy Swope
October 3, 2013
Kathy was a good friend and colleague. I fondly remember the times we spent together on various projects, whether they involved archaeology, local history, or preservation. She was kind and soft-spoken, but very enthusiastic. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts are with Richard and the rest of her family.
Gary Albright
August 29, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with Kathy and her family. May she Rest in Peace.
God Bless,
Deacon Ray and Patti
August 29, 2013
Kathy always had a warm with a smile bright light to the day. I am sorry for your loss and send my condolences and prayers.
Nancy Roth
August 29, 2013
Kathy was always a woman with a smile and always a pleasure to talk to and always so supportive. I got to know her when I worked with Dick on the Stans Festival over the years. I am sorry for your loss and send my condolences and friendship.
Nancy Bergey
August 28, 2013
Kathy was an Extraordinary Minister who took Communion to the sick of St. Stanislaus Parish. A special friend of Jesus. What a privilege to know her. She will be missed.
Caroline Niesley
August 28, 2013
so sorry to hear of Kathy's passing may God grant your family consolation
August 27, 2013
Kathy was a lovely lady and will never be forgotten. She was a pleasure to know.
Jim & Susan Waywell
August 27, 2013
What a sweet person and a pure pleasure to talk to. I am so sad and sorry for your loss.
August 27, 2013
My prayers are with you and your Family at this time. I truly enjoyed all of the times we shared together and I hope these memories help provide you comfort.

Paul Conlon
August 26, 2013
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