GREECE, NY: Joan S. Sanford (Schneider) August 23, 2022 at age 85.
Joan is predeceased by husbands Robert J. Schneider, Gerald K. Sanford, step-son Gerald R. Sanford.
She is survived by daughters, Katherine LeClair, Linda Gandy, daughter in law, Andrea (Terry) Cavanaugh; 7 grandchildren, Bryan (Cassie) Adams, Elizabeth (Eduardo) Aguilera, Matthew (Caily) Schneider, David Schneider, Robert Gandy, George Gandy, Sean (Andrea) Cavanaugh; 7 great-grandchildren Alexander & Aria Aguilera, Josaphine & Charlotte Adams, Audrey Schneider, Amelia & Riley Cavanaugh, nieces, nephew, cousins and her many friends. Her beloved pets Kailey & Missy.
Joan retired from NYS Department of Labor. Volunteered for many years at Unity Hospital. Joan was an avid Rochester Americans and Red Wings fan. She enjoyed bowling, Square Dancing, camping, crocheting, and knitting. Joan was a fun and competitive game player.
She was also a fierce animal lover and advocate.
Donations to Lollipop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester in Joan’s memory.
A Celebration of Joan’s Life will be held Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 10:00am-1:00pm at Rochester Cremation, 1118 Long Pond Rd, Rochester, NY 14626. Private Interment will be held at the convenience of family.