Sandra “Sandy” Arner, 78, died October 3, 2012. She was born in Lehighton, PA on August 11, 1934. Sandy was an avid tennis player and had a passion for music and travel. She also enjoyed volunteering through groups at her church, Christ the King Lutheran.
Sandy is survived by her husband, Gerald Arner; children, David Arner (Elizabeth) of Henderson, NC, Sheree Kear (Robert) of Harrisburg, NC and Gerald Scott Arner (Shannon) of Wake Forest, NC; grandchildren, Emily Freeman, Ellen Harris, and Jonathan Kear; great grandchildren, Liam and Payton Freeman; mother, Audrey Beltzner Volkert of Lehighton, PA; and brothers, Reese Volkert of Lehighton, PA and Jack Volkert of Johnstown, PA.
She was preceded in death by her father, Russell Edwin Volkert and sister, Sharon Volkert.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Cary.
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Private inurnment will be in the church columbarium.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut Street, Cary, NC 27511.
The family would like to express sincere gratitude to Sandy’s in-home caregivers, as well as the nurses, aides, and administrative staff at the William M. Dunlap Center for Caring Hospice Home, for their dedication and compassion.
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