Sandra A. Holmberg Zampogna, 76, of Lakewood, N.Y., died Monday, June 24, 2013, in WCA Hospital.
Sandra was born Jan. 20, 1937, in Warren, Pa., a daughter of the late Oscar and Polly Vanderbilt Holmberg.
She was a graduate of Warren High School.
Prior to her retirement in 1998, she was employed by Falconer Central School System for 32 years as payroll account clerk.
She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, where she was active in children's ministries teaching Sunday school and helping with AWANA.
Sandra loved the Lord and her family and gave sacrificially of herself to them. She loved to bake and expressed her love to them with many baked goods for their enjoyment. She had a great love for reading, crossword puzzles, and game shows. She had a passion to see those she loved in heaven and spent many years teaching Sunday school for children and witnessing for the Lord. She enjoyed being a mom, grandmother and great-grandmother, and time spent with them was treasured. Sandra loved life and valued people. Any reason was a good reason to throw a party and invite those she loved. She will be loved by all who were blessed to know her.
Surviving is her husband, the love of her life, Richard Zampogna, whom she married Jan. 15, 1955; two children: Don (Michele) Zampogna of Warsaw, Va., and Jill (Scott) Olson of Chicago, Ill; four grandchildren: Brian (Juli) Zampogna, Brock (Katie) Zampogna, David (Lauren) Olson and Daniel (Sonnet Marr) Olson; six great-grandchildren: Aaron Wilcox, Jakob, Anthony, Gabriella and David Zampogna and Jack Marr; three sisters: Joan (Chuck) Dickinson, Kay (Ron) Sneizek and Linda Wood; brother-in-law, Joe (Virginia) Zampogna; sisters- in-law: Lucy (Robert) Olson and Rose Smith; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Betty Bur-gess; and brothers-in-law: Chuck Smith and Donald Wood.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Bethel Baptist Church. The Rev. James Read will officiate.
Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. today in the Lind Funeral Home and for one hour prior to the service Wednesday in the church.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 200 Hunt Road, James-town, NY 14701 or Beulah Baptist Church 130 Beulah Lane, Warsaw, VA 22572 or International Teams, 411 W River Road, Elgin, IL 60123.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Sandra at www.lindfuneralhome. com.