Sandra or Sandy ,as her friends called her passed away on November 15, 2017 in Cape Coral Florida at the age of 68.
Sandy was born on August 10,1949 to Doris E. Rowand and Eugene G. Hehl.Sandy was the oldest of three children.Deborah Hehl Eppinger and Theodore Hehl.Theodore had predeceased her.
In high school she attended a vocational school, where she had studied cosmetology and hairdressing,while in high school she had met her husband Steven, or Steve for short
Sandy and Steve were married in 1968.This year they would have celebrated their 49th anniversary on Thanksgiving day.
During their early years of marriage they had two children Kim and Tessie. The family lived in Haddonfield New Jersey, then they moved to the Vineyard in 1978. While Sandy lived on the vineyard she help run their construction business Gramco. Sandy was active on the hospital’s finance and quality assurance committees. One of the fundraisers that they had was a game booth at the fair. The stroller shaped roulette wheel raised money for the ob-gyn relief fund which raised money to get a full time ob-gyn doctor on the Island. She also enjoyed painting, fishing the derby with Steve, traveling ,especially family trips to Walt Disney World with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening and grew the prettiest roses. When they moved to Florida, it took her forever to decide on what palms tree to buy, who knew there were so many types of palm trees.
Sandy is survived by her husband Steven,her younger sister Deborah. Her daughters Kimberly C . Carlos wife of Adirley Carlos of Edgartown, and Theresia L. Gramkowski of Cape Coral Florida. Sandy is also survived by her grandchildren Brendan M. Gramkowski of Cape Florida. Granddaughters Sabrina E. Carlos,Gabriella C. Carlos and Franchesca R. Carlos of Edgartown, Mass.
Arrangement are by Fuller Metz of Cape Coral Florida and will be private. Donations can be made in moms memory to hospice.
We love and miss you.
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