Sandra Joyce Holtzman, 81 died Monday at Francis House. Born in Manhattan to Louis and Jennie Chesler, Sandy had been a resident of Jamesville since 1988;
and formerly a resident of Watertown. She was an active volunteer for many organizations including planned parenthood, and The Auxiliary of The Good Samaritan Hospital in Watertown.
Sandy is survived by her husband Bill of 61 years, their children Michael (Heather), Jill Leichter, David, and Wendy Chinn; grandchildren Justin, Steven, Zachary, Anna, Samuel, Samantha, and Eleanor.
Funeral services will be at 11AM Thursday August 28 at Sisskind Funeral Service, 3175 E. Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY. A reception will follow in the Great Room, 3175 E. Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY.
Contributions in lieu of flowers, in Sandy’s memory may be made to The Dr. Bill and Sandy Holtzman Non-Traditional Student Scholarship Foundation at SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry, or The Southern Poverty Law Center.