Alexandra “Sandy” (Maurice) McKissick, 85, Gastown, died Friday, July 16, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.
Born December 11, 1935 in Brownsville, Pa, she was the daughter of Charles Sturge and Nana “Nancy” (Alexandra) Maurice.
In Sandy’s younger days, she enjoyed gardening, cooking, and bird watching from her kitchen window. She, with her husband, had owned and operated McKissick Optical for over 50 years.
Sandy dearly loved family, friends, her home and animals.
Surviving is her daughter-in-law, Linda McKissick; grandchildren, Kristi and Jesse Berthold, Tyson and Brandi McKissick; great grandchildren, Addison and Chase Berthold; niece and nephews, Charles and Lori Maurice. Mike and Nancy Maurice, Ann Cragin, Charlie and Judy Jordan, Scott and Ann Jordan, Ray and Debbie Swigart, and Jay and Cindy Swigart; great nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Niccie McKay; “a second son” Bernie Gaff, wife Pam and family; and many wonderful and caring friends.
Preceding Sandy in death were her parents; husband, Raymond; son, Greg; and a brother, Charles Sturge Maurice Jr.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the Elderton Presbyterian Church, 113 North Main St., Elderton, Pa 16023, or the animal shelter of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements will be private and under the supervision of the John A Lefdahl Funeral Home.
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