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Sandra B. (Bedard) Scarano

March 29, 1946 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 74)


Sandra "Sandy" B. Scarano of Montgomery, NY, a longtime resident of the area passed away Monday, August 24, 2020, in Middletown.  She was 74.

The daughter of the late Raymond and Rita Weschler Bedard, she was born March 29, 1946 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

Sandy was a an accomplished artist and was known in the local area since she moved to Newburgh in 1969. Her recent art work was painting murals on store fronts and inside local businesses. She also sold her arts and crafts to a variety of customers out of her home. Sandy had many friends and family who adored her including members of the Arty Tea Party in Pine Bush where she attended for the past 25 years.

Survivors include her husband Nicholas A. Scarano of Montgomery, NY, daughter Christy Kniffin & husband Eric of Walden, son  Gerald J. Kowal Jr. & Andrea Tingey of Montgomery, son Todd Kowal & wife Ivette of East Patchogue, grandchildren Edward Jenkins, Gavin Jenkins, Savannah Kowal, Tori Kowal, sister Nanette Stone of Monroe, nieces Courtney Wagner, Amy Schweitzer, Dawn Schweitzer, father of her children Gerald J. Kowal Sr., nephews & nieces.

Sandy was predeceased by parents Rita and Ray Bedard, sister Linda Schweitzer and brother Bruce Bedard.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 4-7pm at Millspaugh Funeral Home, 22 Bank St. Walden, NY.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, August 28, 2020, 11:00 A.M. at Holy Name of Mary Church, 89 Union St., Montgomery, NY. Fr. Matthew Reiman will officiate.

Cremation will take place privately.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Holy Name of Mary Church/Knights of Columbus, 89 Union St., Montgomery, NY 12549 or The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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August 27, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Millspaugh Funeral Directors
22 Bank Street
Walden, NY 12586

Mass of Christian Burial
August 28, 2020

11:00 AM
Holy Name of Mary Church
89 Union St.
Montgomery, New York 12549


Holy Name of Mary Church
89 Union st., Montgomery, NY 12549,

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

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