Sandra J (Simpson) Pugsley

October 26, 1953 ~ July 4, 2018 (age 64)
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Sandra "Sandy" J. Pugsley


With deep sadness in our hearts, we announce the passing of our loving Mother and Grandmother, Sandra Jane Pugsley.  After a seven year battle with cancer, Sandra passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 4, 2018, at age 64. Predeceased by her husband, James Stephen Pugsley, and her parents Margaret and Floyd Simpson.  Survived by her children, David (Jessica) Pugsley, Christopher Pugsley, Andrew (Jennifer) Pugsley; grandchildren Parker and Ryan Pugsley; and her loving dog Jethro (Butters).


Sandra was born October 26, 1953 in Rochester New York.  She was a graduate of Franklin  High School  and later she received an Associates Degree from Empire State College.  She married her husband Jimmy in 1973. They went on to raise three boys in Ontario NY before his unfortunate death in 1986.  She continued to work until 10 months prior to her death, finishing her career at Visiting Nurse Services in Webster NY as a Professional Recruiter, where she leaves many of her friends. She loved spending time with her kids and grandchildren, family dinners, going to the movies, reading, and chilling while listening to Neil Diamond. 


Please come join us to celebrate her life and share her stories.  Calling hours will be held on Sunday, July 8, 2018 from 2-5PM at the Murphy Funeral & Cremation Chapels, 1961 Ridge Road, Ontario, NY 14519.  A graveside service will be offered on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 10AM a the Lake View Cemetery, Lake Road, Pultneyville, NY.


We would like to thank all the wonderful volunteers and nurses at the Journey Home Inc.,  994 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made there in her honor.  Please visit the tribute wall at to light a candle, leave a condolence, upload a photo or order flowers.

Donations may be made to:

Journey Home, Inc.
994 Long Pond Road, Rochester NY 14626
Tel: 1-585-225-1240

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