COAL TOWNSHIP — Sandra A. “Sandy” Ginther, 85, of 1200 W. Willow St., went to be with her Lord and savior Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, in Danville.
Sandra was born in Shamokin, March 19, 1936, a daughter of the late Margaret (Duffy) and Paul Kaseman.
Sandy attended Coal Township schools.
On May 25, 1957, at Salem United Church of Christ, in Coal Township, she was married by the Rev. Martz to Robert P. “Pete” Ginther. They would be celebrating 65 years of matrimony in May.
She was an active member of Salem United Church of Christ, Coal Township. She helped with the Willing Workers, sang in the choir and was part of the annual Peach Festival and other church activities.
Sandy was employed as a seamstress at Shroyers Dress in Shamokin for 20 years.
Her favorite thing to do was spend time with her grandchildren, Collin and Kirsten, and shopping excursions with her daughter, Sharon. Sandy was an excellent cook and also enjoyed canning. She was active her garden planting and working with the flowers. She was advanced in the art of crocheting.
In addition to her loving husband Pete, Sandra is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon A. and Rob Dudanowicz, of Paxinos; a granddaughter, Kirsten Dudanowicz, of Paxinos; a grandson, Collin Dudanowicz, of Paxinos; near-and-dear cousins, John and Sandra “Kay” Kehler; a niece, Deb Diorio Weaver, of Paxinos; and a nephew, Chuck Diorio, of Shamokin.
GINTHER — Sandra A. “Sandy” Ginther, 85, of 1200 W. Willow St., Coal Township. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Salem United Church of Christ, 1300 W. Pine St., Coal Township. A religious service will begin at noon Tuesday at the church with the Rev. Jean Eckrod officiating. The family requests face masks be worn for both the visitation and funeral service in church. Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Coal Township. As an expression of sympathy, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Salem United Church of Christ, 1300 W. Pine St., Coal Township 17866. To share a memory or offer the Ginther family condolences, sign the guest book at www.jameskelleyfh.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to James Kelley Funeral Home, James F. Kelley, director, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street, Coal Township.
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