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1951 Sandra 2020

Sandra Lee Shelley

October 18, 1951 — June 30, 2020


Sandra Lee Shelley of Niles passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:01 a.m. in her residence. She was 68.

Sandra was born October 18, 1951 in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Charles and Bessie Allen Brandt.

She attended Niles City Schools. She worked throughout the years alongside her husband for their business John Shelley Painting. Sandra also worked for Lewis Construction.

Mrs. Shelley was of Protestant faith. She loved crafting and was an amazing cook. She would always listen to music and dance around loving life. She enjoyed her Lifetime movies and was a member of the Trumbull Athletic Club 101 and the Army Navy 244. Her friends and family were her life and she loved them all dearly. She had a fun-loving personality and would do what was needed to make people laugh.

Sandra is survived by her daughter in law, Angela DeJacimo Shelley; her incredibly special niece who was like a daughter, Shelby Williams; her dear friend Phillip Shipley; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many close friends. She also leaves behind her beloved grand dog Fiona who she loved to babysit and take on walks.

She was preceded in death by her husband John R. Shelley Sr., who died on April 5, 2006; and 2 sons, John R. Shelley Jr., and Jeffrey Allen Brandt.

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At Sandra’s request, there will be no calling hours or services.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Sandra’s memory to the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull Co. 812 Youngstown Kingsville Rd SE, Vienna, OH 44473 or American Forests Foundation.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

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