Trombley, Sandra M. SCHENECTADY Sandra M. Trombley, 74 of Schenectady, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Ellis Hospital with her loving daughter by her side. Born in Schenectady on December 2, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Edward F. and Ruth A. (Buchanan) Ashley. Sandra was a lifelong resident of the area, attended local schools and graduated from South Colonie High School. She was a clerk at the New York State Department of Labor. Sandra was an amazing painter and primarily focused on painting horses, which she adored. She also enjoyed reading, writing and books. Sandra was known for her unconditional loving and eccentric personality. Aside from being compassionate and gentle to all, she was very open-minded; her forgiveness and generosity was never ending. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Trombley; and brother-in-law, Dennis Lever. Sandra is survived by her caregiver, her daughter, Lisa Trombley; sister, Pamela Lever; Aunt Neenee to Keith Lever, Shawn Lever and Jason Lever; and her aunt, Janie Spring. She is also survived by her husband's brother and sisters and their children. Services are pending and will be announced accordingly. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sandra's name maybe be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105, ASPCA, 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY, 10128-6804 or the World Wildlife Fund, P.O. Box 97180, Washington, DC, 20090-7180. Arrangements are entrusted to Griswold Funeral Home, 1867 State St., Schenectady and for those who wish, online condolences may be made to the family by visiting, sbfuneralhome.com
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Published by Albany Times Union on Jan. 24, 2021.