Sandra Marie (Gardner) Chaffin

Born: 08/31/1938 Passed:

Sandra Marie (Gardner) Chaffin, 81, of Stow, OH, died peacefully surrounded by family on October 2, 2019. Born August 31, 1938, Sandra is preceded in death by her parents Lawrence (Harry) Gardner and Jenny (Imburgia) Burosky.

She is survived by her husband, Robert F. Chaffin Sr.; children, Michele (Edward) Moore, Suzanna (Vernon) Condon, Cheryl (Mark) Eckley, Renee (Steve) Adkins, Robert (Naoma Hess) Chaffin Jr., Cynthia (Michael Ridgely) Raneri and Diane (Richard) Kostal; sisters, Karen Hippley, Patricia Sonagere, Jacquelyn Montgomery and April George; 19 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Sandra worked in a clerical capacity most of her life and retired from Beneficial Financial. She enjoyed spending time with her family, and anything related to Cleveland – especially the sports teams!

A memorial mass is scheduled for Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 11 am at Holy Family Parish, 3179 Kent Road, Stow, OH with Father Kevin Klonowski officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family is suggesting donations to the Alzheimer’s Association or SUMMA Hospice. Condolences can be shared with the family online at

Heritage Cremation Society


9 Tributes to Sandra Marie (Gardner) Chaffin

  1. Robert F Chaffin Jr says:

    Love you Mom !

  2. Cynthia Raneri says:

    Rest easy, my dear sweet Mother. I will cherish my memories with you for as long as I live. I will love you until the end of time beautiful lady❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  3. Naoma Hess says:

    I feel so lucky to have known Sandra. She was such a generous spirit, loving and kind. Family meant everything to her, and she welcomed me as one of her own. I will miss her.

  4. Nick Eckley says:

    I mourn your passing but am at peace you are no longer suffering. I’m grateful for the lessons that you taught my mom, the memories that I have cherished for the 30 years that I had with you. I love you grandma may you rest peacefully and be with the Lord.

  5. Jacquelyn Montgomery says:

    Services for my dear Sister

    • Jeanie Sox says:

      My love to all of you, what a sweet wonderful lady she was. I am privileged to have known her here on earth, and look forward to seeing her in Heaven one day.

  6. Diane Chaffin Kostal says:

    My heart breaks as we say goodbye to my beautiful mom. My heart aches knowing I won’t see you again on this side of Heaven.
    My heart smiles at all of our memories and moments of love and laughter. You were the first person to love me, the first one to know me, the first to hold me, the first to believe in me. I will hold your love in my heart forever and see you on the other side.

    Rest easy my dear mother, I love you more than words.

  7. Jessica Becker says:

    A sad time for all family and friends indeed. Aunt Sandra, I will miss seeing your kind smile and warm greetings filled with a big hug whenever we would catch up, be it on cookie day or on a random visit of mine to Ohio. We all will miss your presence and will continue to keep your memory woven into conversations and stories shared at family gatherings for years to come so you will still be here in spirit. Rest In Peace. Love

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