Sandy (Sandra) Elizabeth Gallagher (Boss) passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on Thursday, March 27, 2014 after her courageous battle with cancer. Sandy was born in Stettler on November 22, 1954 to Bessie and Hank Boss. She grew up in Byemoor and married Ken Gallagher on February 12, 1971. They lived and farmed at Endiang, with their one daughter Kerri. Sandy loved to drive and drove grain and gravel trucks and school bus for the County of Stettler for many years, as well as working at the Byemoor Hotel. Sandy went to Red Deer College and got her pre-qualifications to become an MR Technician. In 2000 she became a member of the Red Deer Transit family and drove city bus up until her health leave of absence. Sandy loved people and she showed it by making them laugh and feel good. She adored her 6 grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Family was her everything and all her friends were the same as family to her.
Sandy was predeceased by her brother Henry and her mom and dad. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband Ken, daughter Kerri and son-in-law Kevin, grandchildren Brooklyn, Sierra, Justin, Chance, Kobi and Kyra, sisters Pat (Harold Lehmann), Sena Walker and brothers Chuck Taylor (Mary Ann), Harold Boss (Arlene) and Harlan Boss, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, sisters and brothers-in-law, Aunt Elsie, cousins and friends.
Memorial donations can be made to Byemoor Community Hall or Sorrentino Compassion House in Edmonton.
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A Celebration of Sandy’s life will be on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 2 pm in the Byemoor Community Hall.
STETTLER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM
entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements 403-742-3422