2008-10-16 / Obituaries

Barbara J. Sand, 85

Barbara J. (Drury) Sand, 85, of Warwick and Jamestown, a homemaker, passed away Oct. 9, 2008. She was the wife of the late Barrett Sand.

Born in Worcester, Mass. she was a daughter of the late Dr. Ralph and Isabelle (Owler) Drury.

She was a 1945 graduate of Middlebury College.

She was the happiest living in Jamestown by the ocean she loved. She loved nature, music, the Patriots and tennis, but most of all she loved and was loved by her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Sharon S. Schwab and her husband Tony of Warwick; her two sons, Jeffrey S. Sand Sr. and his wife Rhonda of Cranston and Brian B. Sand and his wife Kathleen of West Kingston; a sister Evelyn Fahlbeck of New Hampshire; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial service Saturday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m. in the Cranston-Murphy Funeral Home, 140 West Main St., Wickford.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory to the Matt Sand Scholarship Fund, c/o Citizens Bank, 51 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879 would be appreciated.

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