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“Mr. Schupp, Kristen, and Laura and family Sorry to Hear of Sandy's passing. I have only known your family for a short time through Tom Woodsome ...Read More »
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“Dave, Kristen, Laura and family:We are so very, very sorry that Sandy\'s struggle has ended this way. Such a wonderful lady who will be missed by so...Read More »
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Sandra Jean (Borgeson) Schupp of West Granby, beloved wife for fifty-two years of David A. Schupp, passed away peacefully at her home on May 2, 2015, joining her son, David, Jr. in Heaven. Born in Hartford on July 27, 1941, daughter of the late Walter V. Borgeson and Viola (Crafts) Borgeson, her family moved to Newington in 1952. It was there that she met her high school sweetheart, Dave, in 1956 and married him in 1962. Sandy and Dave moved to Granby in 1965, where they raised their three children David, Jr., Kristen and Laura who after college all returned to live in Granby. Sandy was an active community member having served on the Republican Town Committee and was a constant presence on election days, serving as Moderator on many occasions. Early on, she served as President of the Granby Young Women's Club. She delivered "Meals on Wheels" to homebound residents and volunteered at the Granby Food Bank for many years. Sandy was very active in the local AFS chapter and she and her family hosted several foreign exchange students for short stays. She worked at Granby Pharmacy for seven years where she grew to know hundreds of people in the community, greeting each one with her welcoming smile and warm personality. For twenty-six years, Sandy played a vital role in the creation and administration of the scholarship fund formed in memory of her son, David, Jr. A member of the Granby Tennis Club for forty-four years, Sandy became a fine tennis player and competed in numerous mixed doubles events with Dave at her side. Many lasting memories were made at the Tennis Club. Sandy was an outstanding chef and friends and family always looked forward to one of her wonderful creations. Sandy and Dave were part of a gourmet group in Granby where the food, costumes, and drink came together to provide legendary tales to be told and handed down to kids and grandkids. Sandy was a constant attendee at her children's sporting events over the years. She was a dedicated fan of both University of Hartford and UCONN Women's basketball, and along with Dave, attended three Final Fours. She was an avid reader and crossword puzzler and enjoyed Cribbage games with Dave most evenings. Sandy truly enjoyed spending time with her close buddies, whether it was traveling, breakfast outings or enjoying music and the arts. Fourth of July was a special holiday in the Schupp family. For thirty-nine years Sandy and Dave hosted an annual gathering of family and friends at their "Camp Granby" in Brookline, VT. Sandy's daughters have special memories of her welcoming spirit extended to all of their friends over their many years of growing up. She was a "second Mom" to many. Sandy's home was abundant with food and love and was a good place to be. Above all else, Sandy was a devoted and loving wife, mother, Gaga (grandmother) and friend. Some of her most cherished times were spent on vacations in Vermont and Maine with Dave, her children and her grandchildren, whom she adored. Other great memories were made in Bermuda, the Caribbean, Europe and Groton Long Point. Sandy was loved dearly by her family and friends, including several special friends who called Sandy their "sister". She touched many lives and will be missed by all who knew her. Besides her husband Dave, Sandy leaves behind her daughter Kristen Cormier and her husband, Ted, of West Granby and her daughter Laura Fetridge and her husband, Keith, of North Granby. She was predeceased by her son, David, Jr. in 1988. She also leaves behind her six beloved grandchildren who were the light of her life: Haley, Hanna and Teddy Cormier and Emma, Lily and Zoe Fetridge. Sandy leaves her brother, Charlie Borgeson (Cheryl) of Alamagordo, New Mexico, her mother-in-law, Katherine Schupp, her brother-in-law, Gary Schupp, and several cherished aunts, nieces and nephews. Sandy's family wishes to express its heartfelt thanks to Hartford Healthcare, Meadowbrook of Granby, Farmington Valley VNA Hospice Care and BrightStar Care. A memorial "celebration of life" service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 2:00pm at South Congregational Church, 242 Salmon Brook Street, Granby. The family respectfully requests no flowers. Donations to honor Sandy's memory may be made to: Community Scholarship Association of Granby (CSAG)-David A. Schupp, Jr. Scholarship c/o 64 Higley Road, West Granby, CT 06090.