Sandra Gorman, retired LPN

By on August 31, 2011

Sandra Lee Gorman, 64, of Leola, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 at her residence.

Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of the late Galen and Lillie (White) Wolf and was the wife of the late Fredrick D. Gorman who died in February 2006.

Sandra was a retired LPN who worked as a home health care nurse. She volunteered for the American Red Cross, the Ephrata Cloister and numerous other local charities. Sandra was an active member of the Conestoga Church of the Brethren, Leola. She enjoyed helping others, traveling and especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Sandra had true love for life.

Sandra is survived by a son: Christopher D., husband of Adrienne (Tyson) Gorman, of Akron; three daughters: Hope Lee, wife of Thomas Loughran, of New Orleans, La.; Virginia R., wife of Beau M. Gathright, of Lititz; and Stacy Elise Phillips, of Leola; grandchildren: Morgan, Jack and Bailey Gathright; and Colette Loughran and Bryce Tucker Phillips; a brother: Frank, husband of Pamela (Steffy) Wolf, of Akron; and two sisters: Gale, wife of Ray Martin, of Ephrata; and Joyce Marlene Allison, of Jacksonville, Fla.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister: Shirley Hall.

A memorial service was held on Aug. 29 at the Conestoga Church of the Brethren, Leola, with Pastors Alan E. Miller and Kathleen A. Miller officiating. Private interment took place at the convenience of the family.

If desired, memorial contributions in Sandra’s memory may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements were made by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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