Sandra V. Chandler, 72, of 876 West Washington St., passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 at UPMC Hamot Medical Center in Erie.
Born Aug. 17, 1941 in Olean, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Lorraine (Anderson) Peterson.
On July 8, 1961, at Bradford, she married Edward C. Chandler, who preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 2012.
She was a 1960 graduate of Bradford High School.
Mrs. Chandler worked for Corning Glass Works and later, Bradford Electronics until her retirement in 2001.
She was a member of the Bradford American Legion Post # 108 Ladies Auxiliary as well as the Marche Club. Sandra was an avid gardener and an active member of the Bradford High Class of 1960 Reunion Committee for 50 years.
Sandra is survived by a son, Edward (Stephanie) Chandler, of Kane; a daughter, Tracey (Dan) Byers, of Erie; a sister, Marilyn (Charles) Lockwood of Zelienople; one grandson, Matthew Chandler of Kane; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, including Allena and Victoria Swanson of Kane, of whom she thought dearly.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Peterson and two brothers, Axel 'Bub' Peterson and Walter 'Trapper' Peterson.
Family will be receiving friends from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., South Avenue, where funeral and committal services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 with Rev. Tom Pierotti, Pastor of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to CORE (Center for Organ Recovery), 204 Sigma Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15238; Tabor Lutheran Church Youth Group, 200 Dawson St., Kane, PA 16735 or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com .