Sandra Westaway Rector
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Sandra Westaway Rector, 65, of Greenfield, NH, died peacefully at her home on September 26, 2013. She was born in Goffstown on May 28, 1948 the daughter of Howard E. Westaway and Frances A. (French) Westaway.
Sandy lived in the Greenfield area most of her life and spent several years in the Milford and Nashua area.
She attended Wilton High School. She worked as a bus driver for many years; a job that she enjoyed immensely. She was the president of the Women’s Auxiliary VFW at the Harley Sanford Post in Milford.
Sandra enjoyed bingo, gardening, and yard sales and loved being outdoors. She looked forward to taking road trips with her family and would appreciate the drive as much as the destination. She loved motorcycles and watching and feeding birds.
Sandra is survived by her loving husband of 11 years, Dennis Rector, of Greenfield; her children, Lisa Gilson Hall and her husband Brian, of Greenfield, Robin Gilson, of Alabama, Eric Tierno and his wife Aimee, of Gilford, NH; her three stepsons, Dennis Rector Jr. and his wife Jeri, of Gilmanton, Dwayne Rector, of Winchester, and Mike Rector and his wife Holly, of Greenfield; her sixteen grandchildren and her five great-grandchildren. She also will be missed by her two brothers, David Westaway and his wife Sally, of Hancock, and James Westaway and his wife Karen, of Greenfield, as well as her brother-in-law, William “Beetle” Bailey of Keene, NH.
She is predeceased by her son Christopher Gilson, who died in 1969, and her sister Bonnie Bailey.
Visiting hours were held on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Jellison Funeral Home, 25 Concord Street, Peterborough, NH.
A graveside service was held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Greenvale Cemetery, Forest Road, Greenfield, NH. Reverend Daniel Osgood officiated.
Jellison Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To view an online obituary please visit www.jellisonfuneral