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Sandra J. Brumbaugh

January 15, 1956 ~ April 1, 2019 (age 63)
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Sandra J. Brumbaugh

January 15, 1956     April 1, 2019

      Sandra J. Brumbaugh, 63, of rural Roaring Spring, passed away early Monday morning, April 1, 2019 at UPMC Altoona, following a courageous battle with cancer.

     She was born in Natrona Heights, daughter of the late George H. and Shirley J. (Knipple) Ermin.  On April 3, 1980 she married Richard C. Brumbaugh in Cresson.

     Surviving are her beloved husband of 39 years; two sons: Joshua L. and John D. both at home; a daughter, Sharon J. (Jeremy) Reese of Roaring Spring; a granddaughter, Joclynn A. Ramsey; and two brothers: G. Herbert Ermin of Lebanon, and James D. Ermin of rural Natrona Heights.

     She was preceded in death two sisters: Cora L. Minich and Nancy J. Cheran; and a brother, Philip Ermin.

     Sandra was a 1973 graduate of Highlands High School, Natrona Heights and also a 1980 graduate of Mount Aloysius College, Cresson earning an associate degree in Occupational Therapy.

     She worked as an occupational therapist for many years.  Her last job as a therapist was for NovaCare Rehabilitation, before Sandra become a stay at home mom.

     Sandra was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Roaring Spring and also a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Rainbow Girls.   She also served as her daughter’s Girl Scout troop leader.

    She loved spending time with her family and also enjoyed sewing, canning, leather craft and making do-rags for other’s fighting cancer.

    Friends will be received from noon until the 2pm funeral service, Friday, April 5, 2019 at John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Pastor J. Brant Leidy officiating.  Private interment will be held at Brumbaugh Cemetery, rural Martinsburg. 

     Memorial contributions in memory of Sandra can be given to American Cancer Society, 1104 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg PA 16648

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