The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

February 2, 2013

Sandy A. Winegardner, 68, Mifflinburg

The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Sandra A. “Sandy” Winegardner, 68, of 802 Borough Line Road, entered into rest at 5:34 a.m. on Saturday, Feb.  2, 2013, at the Sun Home Hospice Care Center, Sunbury.

She was born on Aug. 15, 1944 ,in Lewisburg,a daughter of the late Donald and Delphia A. (Jolley) Shirk.  On Oct. 21, 1962, in Mifflinburg, she married Roger H. Winegardner, who survives. Her passing breaks a martial union of more than 50 years.

Sandy was a graduate of Mifflinburg High School class of 1962.

She worked as a mental health aide at the Selinsgrove Center for 20 years, and prior to that worked as a teacher aide for the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit for 15 years.

Sandy enjoyed going to flea markets and yard sales. She probably attended every yard sale in Mifflinburg in the last thirty years.

In her younger years Sandy could often be found at the store owned by her parents, Shirks General Store in Millmont. She was also well known as the “Linen Lady” who had a stand at the Silver Moon Flea Market, and she would set up stands to sell her goods at antique shows around the area.

Surviving are one daughter, Tammy A. Winegardner, of Detriot, Mich.; one son, Steven W. Winegardner, of Washington D.C.; and her dog, Dixie.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Brenda Rowe.

In accordance with Sandy’s wishes, there will be no viewing.  Family and friends are invited to visit from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut Street, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held at 11, with the Rev. John D. Yost, officiating.

Interment will be in the Hartleton Cemetery.

Following the interment service, the family invites relatives and friends to join them at the Christ’s United Lutheran Church (Four Bells), 13765 Old Turnpike Road, Millmont, for light refreshments and fellowship.

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Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg.