Pinehurst, NC   Sandra S. West, 80, died May 24, 2017, at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst, NC. Sandra was a long-time Pinehurst resident and had previously lived in Haddonfield, NJ, and Northampton, PA.


A memorial service will be held at a later date in her hometown of Weatherly, PA.


Sandra received her registered nursing degree from St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Bethlehem, PA. She later served as Executive Director of the Northampton County Home Health Agency in the Lehigh Valley. In Pinehurst, she was Office Manager for Whistle Stop Press in Yadkin Park. She volunteered at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and at the Clara McLean House.


Sandra is predeceased by her parents, Harold and Alice Koch, of Weatherly, PA. She is survived by her husband, Thomas West of Pinehurst, NC; one daughter, Wendy West Hickey (Robert) of Pittsburgh, PA; two sons, David West (Debbie) of San Francisco, CA, and Thomas West (Nancy) of Portland Connecticut; and three grandchildren.


Memorials may be sent to The Foundation of FirstHealth, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.


Powell Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines is assisting the family. Online condolences at

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  1. Our sincere condolences to the family. May you find strength and comfort through your loving family and friends and through beautiful memories. Please know that God is near to those who are broken at heart. (Isaiah 25:8) You can also find comfort from Jes

  2. Tom,

    Our family joins yours in grieving over the loss of your wonderful wife, Sandy. She was always such a good influence on you and others around you. We know how much she will be missed by your children, grandchildren and you. You can take

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