Marion G. Sands

Marion G. Sands, age 66, of Johnstown, passed away Wednesday evening, June 27, 2018 at St. Johnsville Nursing Home. She is now resting peacefully after battling a long illness.

She was born February 18, 1952 in Camden, NJ; the daughter of Ralph and Virginia Wilder Cline. She was employed at St. Thomas Inc. for many years. She also sold Avon products and was a bartender at Sunset Lanes. She retired recently as a dispatcher at Express Taxi.

Marion is survived by two sons, Craig Ambrosino Sr. (Rachael Wilson) of Gloversville and David "D.G." Ambrosino Jr. (Amy) of Johnstown; a step-daughter, Sandra DeGregorio of PA; seven sisters and brothers, Jackie Swenson, Sharon Tyrell, Kathy Cline, Robert Cline, Donald Cline, Janice Cline and Dollen Teal; 11 grandchildren, Kayla Muscato, Mariah Morey, Craig Ambrosino, Shali Ambrosino, Christa Ambrosino, Christina Wilson, Timothy Wilson, Kayla Wilson, David Ambrosino, III, Alura Ambrosino and Aislinn Ambrosino; five great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest J. Sands; her brother-in-law, Ronald Swenson; and her parents.

A Celebration of Marion's Life will take place at a later date.


Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110


Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.