Sandra Ritter

Obituary of Sandra M. Ritter

Boonville – Sandra M. Ritter, 75, of Main St., wife of Gary B., passed away suddenly at Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Boonville on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Sandra was born on June 18, 1946 in Schenectady, NY a daughter of Daniel and Felicia Bavaro Lombardo. She grew up in Burnt Hills, NY, where she received her education, graduating from Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School with the Class of 1964. Sandra then attended Bennington College for nursing, Bennington, VT, where she received her LPN. She returned to Schenectady where she was employed in the nursing field. Sandra also completed her education at MVCC, Utica, where she received her Associates Degree in Social Work. Sandra was united in marriage with Gary B. Ritter on June 12, 1986, and has since lived in the Forestport and Boonville area. For 15 years Sandra was employed with the Oneida County Dept. of Social Services as a social worker. She will fondly be remembered by her family and friends as a social butterfly. Sandra volunteered for several organizations in the community and loved everyone’s company. She was a talented cook and baker, and enjoyed crafts of all kinds and gardening. She loved her special fur-babies Sweetie, Kimmy, and Squawky. Sandra is survived by her husband Gary, son James W. (April) Roberts, Troy, NY, daughter Elaine Roberts-Ballard (Glenn), Savannah, GA, daughter Jennifer Roberts-Schmidt (Paul), Layton, UT, son Harold J. Roberts, Jr., Forestport, daughter-in-law Catherine Roberts, Boonville, step-daughter Aimee Anne Ritter, Forestport, grandchildren: Thomas and Adam Ford, Emilee Roberts, Jack Ballard, Alexander and Sarah Compton, Kelsey and Evan Roberts, great-grandchildren: Bella and Molly Ford, Adam Ford, Jr., and Piper Anne Compton, siblings: Karen (Michael) Bernstein, Diane (Steven) Thorne, and several nieces and nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents and one brother Michael V. Lombardo. Calling Hours will be held on Friday, March 11, 2022 from 4-7 pm at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Interment will be in Beechwood Cemetery, Forestport at a later date. Sandra loved her many pets and cherished all animals, in lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Stevens-Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St. Utica, NY 13502.

Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, March 11, 2022
Trainor Funeral Home, Inc.
143 Schuyler Street
Boonville, New York, United States