Sandi L. McCarthy, 56, of Watertown, formerly of Branchport and Penn Yan, passed Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at Samaritan Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan 12 at the Branchport United Methodist Church with Rev. Sandi Perl officiating. A gathering for all family and friends will follow the service Saturday at the VFW in Penn Yan.
Born Dec. 27, 1956 in Jamestown, a daughter of William S. Geertson and the late Ann E. Rose, she graduated in 1974 from Penn Yan Academy.
She was a homemaker, enjoyed going to yard sales and selling antiques. She participated in Court Street Antiques, Paddock Art & Antiques in the Paddock Arcade, and Turn Back Time in Three Mile Bay.
She was involved with the North Country Crafters Association, events coordinator for the Downtown Business Association and organized and ran the Paddock's Fall Farmers Market.
Surviving besides her father are her two daughters, Jodi L. Henderson, Penn Yan; and Michelle A. Henderson and her companion, Dana Jensen, Branchport; five granddaughters, Courtney, Paige, Taylor, Olivia, Madeline; her companion, Matthew McCarthy;her good friend of 10 years, Raymond Luttman, Watertown; two brothers and their wives, A. Dennis and Dottie Hanson, W. David and Cindy Geertson all of Branchport; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Cyndy Enos, Linda and Dominick Ciancaglini, all of Penn Yan; several nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made to the Humane Society of Yates County PO Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527.