The Life of Sandra C. Newkirk

Sandra C. (Day) Newkirk, 81, of Greenwich Township, died peacefully, Friday, June 21, 2019, in The Lutheran Home at Topton, after a courageous battle with cancer. Sandy was the widow of Charles G. Newkirk, who died March 17, 2001. Born in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late Alfred L. and Julia A. (Shisler) Day. Sandy was a member of Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Kutztown, where she was serving as a member of the church council. Sandra was a realtor in both Hamburg and Kutztown for many years, prior to retiring in 2017. She was an avid gardener, baker, painter, and tennis fan, and also took great joy in traveling around the country and world with family and friends. She brought smiles to the faces of all around her through her humor, generosity, kindness...and cheesecakes!

Sandra is survived by her daughter, Lisa S. (Anderson), wife of Peter H. Abdill, South Orange, NJ; and a son, Eric R. Anderson, Boynton Beach, FL; Other survivors include a step son Denis M. Newkirk, California, and his wife Karen; sisters Barbara Loucks and husband Bob, Rita Padaroff, and Stephanie Clark and husband John; brothers Anthony Day and wife Lyn, and Alfred Day and wife Carole; grandchildren Amanda (Abdill) Blutner and husband Zach, Emmy Abdill, Josh Abdill, Cooper Newkirk, and Jenneth Newkirk; and great-granddaughter Eleanor Blutner; and many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held to celebrate Sandra's life on Friday, June 28, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 1343 Long Lane Road, Kutztown, with Vicar Jeremiah T. Heydt, officiating. Interment in Friedens Church Cemetery, Lenhartsville. Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the church.

The family requests contributions be made in Sandra's memory to Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 1343 Long Lane Road, Kutztown, PA 19530.


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Sandy was the most dearest friend to us,  If she got the final answer to Jeopardy she would call Dan to see if he got it too.  We will always remember her friendship and her great cheese cakes .   She was the most kindest, caring, loving and wonderful person.  She leaves an empty spot in our lives but she will be there in our hearts and memories forever.  God has a special place for her.  Miss you Dear Friend and love you.  Isabelle & Dan Decher


Posted by Isabelle & Dan D on 06/26/2019