Sandra Marie Patridge Jan 11, 1948″ – Jan 7, 2018 Left our earthly time Jan 7, 2018 at 2 PM Sandi Patridge passed away at home January 7 2018 Born to Delores and Orland Below Jan 11 1948 After a short battle with cancer Sandi took her last breath at home with her husband by her side. She returned to our heavenly father and other family members that have been waiting with open arms. Sandi passed peacefully at home on her terms. As she would have never wanted to have her family have to take care of her. And she always worried that she would become a burden to her husband and children.” She was the caregiver and matriarch of our family. She was a very strong women that had cared for all that had come into her life. She had always been the caregiver and worried about others long before herself. Sandi was married to her high school sweetheart John Patridge for 52 years. John and Sandi were married June 19 1965 and there love of each other produced a very large family that extended way beyond blood relations.” Sandi had just retired from Westat in 2017. Sandi is survived by her husband John H Patridge Children Katrina Nielsen (married to Erik Nielsen) Virgina Irizarry (married to Jim Irizarry) John L Patridge (married to Dawn Patridge) Elizabeth Parker (married to Garrin Parker) Alycia Patridge Shauna Nichols (married to Mark Nichols) Amanda Patridge Katherine Dunnagan (married to Jimmy Dunnagan) Nichole Eddie (married to Jason Eddie) Abby Drew Patridge Stephen Patridge Adopted children( even if never legally) Still our sisters Christin Millican (married to Mike Millican) Elena Cupino – Dotson 21 Grand Children 9 Great Grand Children Nieces Dawn Cowell Karen Cowell- Everett Best friends Tony and Darrell Talley And many many more that she considered family She is proceeded in death by: Father” ” -” ” “Orland mother” “-” ” “Delores Sister” ” ” -” ” Donna Cowell and her husband Don Grandson” -” Christopher As much as you will be missed by all. We will always hear you on the wings of butterflies. And as life's trials come we will always hear your voice saying to us:” Remember I love you very much but you are really frustrating me right now.