Sandra (Maw) Hare

By on October 22, 2017

Brockport/Hilton: Monday, October 16, 2017, age 81 after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband and soul mate of 45 years Donald M. Hare. Survived by her son Peter (Cynthia) Hare, her daughter, Tamsin (Craig) MacDonald, grandchildren, Ashley, Adam, Brooke and Benjamin Hare and Aidan Joseph MacDonald, great granddaughter, Meya Hosey, brother-in-law Cyril Hare, many special nieces and nephews and their families, notably Joan Hare, as well as countless wonderful friends.

After her graduation from Brockport High School, Sandra entered Rochester General Hospital School of Nursing in the fall of 1953 and was graduated as a registered nurse in 1956, after which she worked in the operating room at Rochester General. She was hired at Lakeside Memorial Hospital in 1958, then worked in the office of Dr. Carl Sansocie from 1959 until 1961. She returned to LMH and continued working there until 1998.

Sandy was as busy in retirement as she was during her nursing years. She served for eleven years on the Board of Directors at the Hospice of Orleans County, wintered annually in New Smyrna Beach, FL and traveled extensively, frequently with her daughter’s family. She enjoyed concerts and theatre productions, board and card games, reading and baking. Sandy was well known, well-loved and a friend to all.

Calling hours are Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Fowler Funeral Home, 340 West Avenue, Brockport, NY with a funeral service immediately following. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Sandy’s memory may be made to Hospice of Orleans County, 14080 Route 31 West, P.O. Box 489, Albion, NY 14411, or the Western Monroe Historical Society (Morgan Manning House) 151 Main Street S, Brockport, NY 14420.