Sandra L.'s Story
Sandra L. (Kazeangin) Karch, 71, of East Amherst, NY, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Brothers of Mercy in Clarence, NY. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Armine 'Mitzi' (Tatoian) Kazeangin.
Sandra was raised and educated in Niagara Falls. She graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1964 and Mt. St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing in 1966. On October 24, 1971, she married Alan S. Karch in Niagara Falls, and later settled in Youngstown, NY, where they resided until moving to the Amherst area in 2005. Sandra began her career as a registered nurse at Mt. St. Mary's Hospital and went on to have long and successful career at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center until she retired in 2002. In her leisure time, Sandra enjoyed golfing and community theatre, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
In addition to her husband of forty-five years, Sandra is survived by her daughter, Tara N. K. (Stephen) Cross of Snyder, NY; and brother, Robert 'Butch' (Claudia) Kazeangin of Niagara Falls, NY. She was the beloved aunt of Damian Kazeangin, Kara (Jay) Vega and Nicole Sobieniak; sister-in-law of Lenna and David Sobieniak; and is also survived by many cousins and dear friends.
Visitation will be on Friday from 3-7 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where a funeral service will follow at 7 PM with Deacon Albert Amato of the Armenian Church officiating. Entombment will be held at the convenience of the family in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorial offerings in Sandra's memory, may be made to Brothers of Mercy, 10570 Bergtold Road, Clarence, NY 14031 or Mt. St. Mary's Academy, 3756 Delaware Avenue, Kenmore, NY 14217.
Visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online guest register.
Published on February 21, 2017