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GREENSBURG, PA. – Arlene Sandstrom, 76, died Monday afternoon, Dec. 3, 2018, at St. Anne Home in Greensburg.

She was born June 2, 1942, in Youngstown, daughter of John and Addie (Morgan) Moore.

Arlene was a 1960 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Youngstown. She worked in various professional positions during her life eventually finishing her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Besides her husband of 55 years, Carl Sandstrom, whom she married June 29, 1963, she leaves her daughter, Melanie Sandstrom of Pittsburgh; two sons, John and Rob Sandstrom, both of Greensburg; six grandchildren; and cousins, nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Arlene was preceded in death by two sisters, Carole Ann Lyle and Ellen Snyder.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at the Davis-Becker Funeral Home in Boardman with Pastor Thomas Sharkey officiating. Friends may call today from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the services on Saturday. Burial will take place at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown.

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Arlene Sandstrom

“Carl & Family, We feel badly we will not be able to attend the funeral for our friend Arlene. I met Arlene when we were teenagers at our church, Epworth Methodist in Youngstown, Ohio. Immediately we had a connection of friendship. When she married Carl it turns out he was my husbands baseball coach, when Ray was a teenager, in Boardman. Through the years distance, Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina and now Atlanta, has kept us apart although never taken away in our hearts. The many memories I'll take with me everywhere I go. So many wonderful memories! Carl, you were her Rock! For years you sat beside her. You took this path as Christ disciple. You can hold your head up high looking to the sky knowing you were a faithful servant to your wife of 55 years. An accomplishment to be proud of. A life that touches the hearts of others will live on forever. So too will Arlene's life! My deepest sympathy to your family. Love and Prayers - Judi ”

 » Judi Hanna on December 7, 2018

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