SANDRA R. LaMACCHIA (nee Christen) age 71, beloved wife for 48 years of Ronald; loving mother of Ronald (wife Betty) and Paul; devoted grandmother of Madeline “Maddie”; cherished daughter of the late Donald and Ruth (nee Hood) Christen; dearest sister of Donald Christen (wife Linda), Jane Christen (husband Alex Boryenace, deceased) and Terri Bretz (husband Timothy); treasured sister-in-law of Anthony LaMacchia; dear aunt and great-aunt of many.
Sandy was born on December 9, 1948 in Cleveland and passed away on January 11, 2020. She was a resident of Kirtland and a member of Divine Word Church since 1976, formerly residing in Euclid. Sandy graduated from Eastlake North High School in 1966 and was a homemaker. She was an avid reader, loved movies and traveling especially cruising. Sandy enjoyed babysitting and was like a grandmother to many children. Her true pride and joy was her sunshine, Maddie. She will be remembered most as a caring, loving, outgoing, social and giving woman with a sense of humor. Sandy was a very strong person and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed.
Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, January 16, 2019 at 11:30 AM at Divine Word Catholic Church 8100 Eagle Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094. Private burial will take place at a later date at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Sandy at the CHURCH THURSDAY MORNING 10-11:30 AM. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS.Print This Obituary & Condolences