Lansing, NY

Sandra J. Kane, 69, passed unexpectedly at home Saturday, August 3, 2013 with her family beside her.

Born January 12, 1944, Sandy grew up in Lansing, NY where she graduated from high school in 1961. She met and married her soul mate and best friend, Bill, on May 25, 1963 after which they spent 50 wonderful years raising their beloved children. Sandy worked at Cayuga Medical Center’s Billing Office for 34 years. She loved to travel all over the world, especially with her Q Country friends, to places like the Dominican Republic, Cancun, and the Bahamas.

Sandy is lovingly survived by her husband of 50 years, Charles “Bill” Kane; her son Jeffrey Kane (Leslee) of Groton; her daughters Lisa Kane Kanellis (Peter) and Tracy Kane Smith (Douglas) both of Lansing; four wonderful grandchildren, Justin Kanellis (Jennifer) of New Jersey; Katie Kanellis Kramarsyck (Adam) of Boston; Cassandra Smith of Virgil; and Travis Smith of Lansing; as well as her wonderful kitty, Sunshine, who she loved so much.

Sandy is also survived by her sister Paulette Sebastian Carlisle (Ross) of Newfield; her nephew Brian Carlisle (Brenda) and family of Newfield; her niece Kim Carlisle Locey (Ron) and family of Corning; in addition to many cousins and several special friends.

Sandy was predeceased by her parents, Paul and Gennie Sebastian, and many aunts and uncles.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 7th from 4-6pm at the Lansing Funeral Home, 32 Auburn Rd., Lansing, immediately followed by a celebration of Sandy’s life, officiated by Sheldon Craig. A private burial will be held at a later date with a final resting place at North Lansing Cemetery.

Sandy was proud to be a four time cancer survivor, therefore, in lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Sandy’s memory, to the American Cancer Society, 13 Beech St., Johnson City, NY, 13790.