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Saturday, March 5, 2016

Obituary: Sandra L. "Sandy" Ford, 68, Shinglehouse

SHINGLEHOUSE, PA---Sandra L. “Sandy” Ford, 68, of Shinglehouse, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2016 in the Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY, after a long illness.
Born on May 25, 1947 in Wellsville, NY, she was a daughter of Burton L. and Ruth B. Perkins Daily.  On August 7, 1965 in the Bell Run Union Church, Shinglehouse, she married Dennis “Sam” Ford, who survives.
Sandy attended Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse. 
She attended the Bell Run Union Church.  For several years, Sandy and her husband were volunteers for the Meals on Wheels program in Potter County. She enjoyed knitting, plastic canvas crafts, collecting knickknacks, and going to the Bedford Fall Foliage Festival.  She loved to cook and also loved her cat, Princess.
Surviving besides her husband are a son, Gregory A. Ford of Breezewood; two grandsons, Matthew G. Ford and Joshua G. Ford; and a brother, Darrell Daily of Florida.
In addition to her parents, Sandy was predeceased by an infant daughter, Amy Ann Ford.
In keeping with Sandy’s wishes there will be no public visitation.  Friends are invited to attend graveside funeral services at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, March 7, 2016 in the Bell Run Cemetery, Shinglehouse, with the Rev. Chad E. Shaffer, pastor of Bell Run Union Church, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bell Run Union Church, 904 Taylor Brook Road, Shinglehouse, PA 16748 or to the Bell Run Community Club, c/o Jane Austin, 308 Austin Road, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.
Sandy’s family has entrusted her care to the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, PA.