Ms. Sandra Jean O'Leary

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“Sandy and I were good friends at St. James School. remember lots of good times with her. lost touch over the years. so sorry for your loss. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: cheryl wilkins (Highberger) - PA

“I was saddened to learn of Sandys passing. I have great memories of our high school senior year and year after, and I will never forget her or her...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Bud Wise - Pittsburgh, PA

“I have so many wonderful memories of Sandy. Grade school, highschool and of course hanging out at the corner of Ross and Peoples street. Very sweet...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Rege Mulkerin - Sayre, PA

“Sandy and I were in the same class at St. James School. Her family also lived near us (we were on South Trenton Avenue and her family on Peebles...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Carol (Kirchner) Geddis - GA

“I will always remember the fond and lovely time spent with my sister Sandy. How warmly and lovingly she treated my daughter and I upon our visits to...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Michael-Shawn O'Leary - CA

“Sandy has left a huge void for the family. Her beautiful smile, big heart and silly sense of humor were hard to resist. We all miss her terribly ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Eileen Fitzgerald - Anaheim, CA

“My sister Sandy was a truly good person, with a big heart, big contagious smile, and a quirky sense of humor. I'll always remember the talks we'd...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: tim o'leary - Larimer, PA

“I will miss my sister dearly. She wasn't just my sister, she was like a mother to me, my best friend. It's like a book has closed in my life. But it...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Judy Mercer - Pgh, PA - Sister

“Remembering my sister-in-law Sandy. May she rest in peace, no more pain or suffering. Sandy was such a beautiful soul, she will be missed. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Susi Brown - pittsbugh, PA

“Sandy and I were good friends at St. James School. remember lots of good times with her. lost touch over the years. so sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: cheryl wilkins (Highberger) - PA

“As my beloved aunt she was such a special person my life. Always willing to listen. Give advice. One of loveliest people been blessed to know or...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Denny O'LEARY - 16201, PA

12 of 12 | Posted by: Karen O'Leary Powell - CA

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Sandra Jean O'Leary, aged 69, died on October 28, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA after a courageous battle with cancer. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter and son-in-law, Libby and Chris Pearsall; her son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Emily Williams; her step-son and daughter-in-law, Rhett Cherkin and Katie Kenyon; and her partner, Eugene Pietosi. Sandy was born on December 23, 1947 in Wilkinsburg, PA, to Joseph and Vera Jean O'Leary. She is survived by her partner and children; as well as her sisters, Judy O'Leary Mercer and Karen O'Leary Powell; her brothers, Dennis, Tim, and Michael O'Leary; and numerous nieces, nephews and grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents; her daughter, Rebecca Cherkin; and her brothers David and Patrick O'Leary.
Sandy was a dedicated mother to her children, enjoyed volunteering at her children's school and was a doting grandmother. Sandy treasured her grandchildren and loved having them over for visits and sleepovers and taking them on outings. At her request, no service will be held. The family is grateful for the outpouring of love, thoughts and prayers during these last weeks.