Florence R. Sandy, 72

February 02, 2011
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MAY 7, 1938-JAN. 30, 2011

Florence Ruth (Plunkert) Sandy, 72, of Rohrersville, Md., went to be with her Lord on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at her home.

Born on May 7, 1938, in Harmony, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Merchant) Plunkert.

Mrs. Sandy was a 1956 graduate of Frederick High School and a member of the Victory Baptist Church in Boonsboro, Md.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Walter A. Sandy Sr., whom she married on Dec. 30, 1956;  and her four children, Walter A. "Wally" Sandy and his wife, Debbie, of Shrewsbury, Pa., Linda M. Sandy of China, Sherry L. Sandy of Hagerstown and William H. Sandy, Sr. of Rohrersville. She is also survived by her grandsons, Dakota and Will, and her great-grandson, Logan.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Sandy was preceded in death by her son, John K. Sandy; her three sisters, Mary Plunkert, Ellen Perkins, and Evelyn Kline; and her brother, Howard "Bud" Perkins.

The family will receive friends at a memorial visitation on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro, where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011. Pastors Ed Wade and  Bruce Gephart will officiate. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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