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The Life of James S. Sandy

James "Steve" Sandy James "Steve" Sandy, 61, joined his parents in Heaven after a long courageous battle with cancer on September 27, 2017. Steve attended St. Martha grade school, graduated from Hoban High School and Tulsa Junior College. He was a longtime employee of Goodyear Tire and Rubber. He was an active member of St. Anthony Parish. He was an avid golfer, a long time member of the Falls Natatorium and a member of the Knights of Columbus 3529. Steve wore many hats, husband, father, Papa, brother, coach, uncle and was an ardent Cleveland sports fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Dianne. Steve is survived by his wife, Marianne; sons, Jim (Kara), Dan (Jessica); daughter, Megan; grandson, Bennett; sister, Vicki (Denny) Orndorf; brother, Pat (Joyce) Sandy; mother-in-law, Mary Seminaroti; brother-in-law, Pete Seminaroti; sisters-in-law, Barb (Mike) Hickey, Bridget (Bill) Riegler, and Marty Seminaroti; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, friends, his two girls, Lucy and Sandy. Special thank you to Cooper Cancer Infusion Center, Dr. Payne, Summa Hospice and Dee Taylor. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Church, 83 Mosser Pl., Akron, OH 44310. Burial will follow at Chestnut Hill Cemetery. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hennessy Funeral Home (corner of York and Main), 552 N. Main St., Akron. Donations may be made to St. Anthony building improvements fund or to Friends of Metro Parks Commemorative Bench Program. Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Oct. 1, 2017

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