Sandra Lunkenheimer

Obituary of Sandra Lee Lunkenheimer

Mrs. Sandra Lee Lunkenheimer, 78, of the Town of Amsterdam, died October 19, 2023, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville.

She was born August 26, 1945, in Gloversville, the daughter of Robert and Marie (Madden) Mathias. She was a graduate of Mayfield High School and Albany Business College. She was employed by the former Dorfman and Company, First Trust Bank and the Gloversville Enlarged School District.

Sandy was a Church School Teacher at the former Sacred Heart Church, Gloversville, and a former 4H Leader. Her memberships included St. Stanislaus Church, the former Pleasant Square Volunteer Fire Dept. Auxiliary and the former Foresters (AOF).

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, H. Gary Lunkenheimer of the Town of Amsterdam; four children, Amy Lynn Bronk (Robert) of the Town of Johnstown, Lori Ann Peck (Patrick) of Bridgeport, NY, Danielle Lee Loux (Paul) Marlborough, Mass; and Dr. Jared Ryan Lunkenheimer, M.D. (fiancé Jenny Ajl) of Tucson, Arizona; two siblings, Michael Robert Mathias (Marigold) of Mesa, Arizona and Daniel Robert Mathias (Deborah) of Hagaman, NY; four grandchildren, Ashley Bronk, Elizabeth Claus, Zachary Loux and Payton Peck; two great-grandchildren, Stella Young and Roland Claus; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Ann Marie Inghram.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 6 pm Monday, October 23rd at Betz, Rossi, Bellinger & Stewart Family Funeral Homes, Gloversville, 51 Fremont St, Gloversville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 am Tuesday at St. Stanislaus Church, 50 Cornell St; Amsterdam, with the Very Reverend O. Robert DeMartinis officiating. Interment will follow at Prospect Cemetery, Northville.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the St. Jude's Childrens Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or NYOH, 896 Riverview Drive, Rexford, NY 12148, or the American Liver Foundation, PO Box 299, W. Orange, NJ 07052.

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Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday, October 23, 2023
Betz, Rossi, Bellinger & Stewart Family Funeral Homes
51 Fremont Street
Gloversville, New York, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church
50-52 Cornell St.
Amsterdam, New York, United States


1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Prospect Hill Cemetery
Northville, New York, United States
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