July 1, 2016

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Helen J. Sands

Helen J. Sands, 87, of Medina, passed away Monday, February 10, 2014. She was born June 16, 1926 to Frank and Justine (nee Germek) Germack in Cleveland.

Helen was a member of UAW, having worked for 35 years at General Motors’ Fisher Body Plant. She will always be cherished by her family as a loving mother, as well as a great cook and homemaker.

Helen is survived by her beloved daughter, Patricia (Stuart) Neal of Medina; cherished sister, Mary Lou Throop of Geneva; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Leroy W. Sands; son, Jerry Sands; brother, Walter Germack, as well as her parents

A Memorial Mass will be held for Helen Friday, February 14, 2014, 10 A.M., at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina. Father John Lee will officiate. A private interment will take place at Whitehaven Memorial Park in Mayfield Village.

Online condolences at www.waitefuneralhome.com