Sandra Kay “Sandi” Pierce

November 10, 1948 ‒ November 16, 2009

Lexington, Ohio

LEXINGTON: Sandra Kay “Sandi” Pierce, age 61, of Lexington passed away Monday morning November 16, 2009 in Mansfield MedCentral Hospital.

Sandi was born on November 10, 1948 in Galion to Harry and Marjorie (Mohr) Taylor and graduated from Highland High School in 1966.

A lifelong area resident, for 29 years Sandi worked for Mansfield MedCentral Hospital retiring from her position as admitting supervisor.

In her younger years Sandi belonged in bowling leagues at Lex Lanes. She loved playing cards especially euchre and pinochle and would read just about anything she could get her hands on. Sandi was a lifetime member of VFW Post #5101, Moose Lodge #2211, and the Bellville American Legion #535.

Full of life and laughter, Sandi seemed to always have fun. Blessed with a caring heart, family always came first. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

Surviving are her husband Leonard “Lenny” Pierce of Lexington; sons Aaron Newman of Lexington and Mathew Campbell of Bellville; two stepchildren Benjamin Pierce and Elizabeth “Betsy” Carns both of Mansfield; grandchildren Ashley and Justin Newman; step grandchildren Hunter and Ella Carns; sisters and brothers-in-law Marie Thompson of Chesterville, Betty (Charles) Peterson of Mansfield, Judy (Buford) Keene of Cleveland, Clara Horelocker of Cardington, Martha (Bob) Keene of Mt. Gilead, Sue Baldwin of Lexington; mother-in-law Wanda Pierce of Portage, Michigan, sisters-in-law Valerie Skyles of Portage, Michigan and Pam Miller of Kalamazoo, Michigan, sister-in-law Jane Taylor of Chesterville, special friend Karol Schlarman of Lexington; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers William, Richard, Robert, and Ronald Taylor.

The Pierce family will receive friends Wednesday, November 18, 2009 from 4-7pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where the funeral will be held at 11am on Thursday. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to the Troy Township Fire Fighters or the American Heart Association may be made at the funeral home.