Sandy was born and raised in Marlborough, the daughter of the late Everett and Annie (LaForte) Temple, and was a graduate of Marlborough High School.
She was a receptionist for United Builders in Framingham for 10 years, retiring in 2005. She previously worked for Data General in Southboro and Framingham for 20 years.
Sandy loved bingo, crocheting, lounging poolside, and spending time with her grandchildren. She will be remembered as a fun-loving, caring, and generous woman.
Besides her husband, she leaves three sons, Teddy Scesny and his companion Sue? Fernandez of? Berlin, Guy R. Winchester of Kansas, and Roger R. Winchester Jr. and his companion Rose Welsh of Clinton; a daughter, Betsy West and her husband Kevin of Clinton; a brother, James Temple of Indiana; two sisters, Judith Boisse and Alice Yates of? Florida; 12 grandchildren, Shane, Derek, Brittany, Jessica, Chad, Jared, Taryn, Melissa, Elizabeth, Erica, Brett, and Benjamin; a great-granddaughter, Zophia. She was pre-deceased by a brother, Everett Temple Jr. of Florida, and a sister, Joyce Wilson of? Texas. She also leaves her beloved dog, Tia.
Funeral and burial will be private. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.