Sandra E. Appel 1940-2021


Last updated 11/16/2021 at 2:24pm

Sandra E. Appel, 80, died at Harborview Medical Center on Aug. 12, 2021, as a result of hypertensive cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Sandra graduated from Holy Family Academy in Bayonne, N.J., in 1958. She is a graduate of Mountainside School of Nursing and holds a BA and MA from Jersey City State College in New Jersey. In 1994, she earned a doctor of education from New York University.

During her career she taught in the Union County School District and Kean University, and was an RN at Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, N.J. Sandra and her husband moved to Lynnwood in 2006 after living in Scotch Plains, N.J., for over 20 years.

Sandra was a member of the Mountainside School of Nursing Alumni Association, the Holy Rosary Church Book Group and the Austria Club of Washington.

She leaves behind her husband of 55 years, Walter; son Matthew; daughter-in-law Katie; granddaughter Charlotte and grandson Henry; and her sister Constance Marsh and brother-in-law Philip Marsh of Red Hook, N.Y.

A memorial mass will be held in September at Holy Rosary Church in Edmonds. Donations in her memory may be made to Holy Rosary School, 770 Aloha St., Edmonds, WA 98020.

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