It is with sadness that we must announce the peaceful passing of Sandra Lee Monk (Mason, Pinney), age 69, of Springhill. Sandra passed away on Friday, August 24th, 2012 at the High-Crest Nursing Home in Springhill, NS. Born in Murphy's Cove, NS, she was a daughter of the late Louis and Lottie(Monk) Murphy.
Sandy spent most of her working years with the Bank of Montreal in Halifax and Amherst. Her smile and great sense of humour will always be loved and remembered by all who knew her. She had a passion for crafts and with her husband Bob they created many wood projects. Sandy enjoyed the 'farm life' in her retirement home in Williamsdale - cooking, making jam and pickles, sausage and raising chickens and turkeys. She was a lifelong Neil Diamond fan.
Sandy is survived by her son Dwayne Mason (Carrie), Vancouver, brother Wayne Monk, sisters Norma Monk-Townsend, Heather Sawlor of Murphy Cove, Ferne Monk, Dartmouth, Kay Gould (Jim), Sardis, BC, granddaughter Ashley Mason, Vancouver, first husband Sherman Mason and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by brother Floyd Monk and second husband Robert Pinney.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill (902-597-2361). Cremation has taken place. A service of remembrance will be held at a later date.