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Sandra "Sandy" Joy Homovich

April 13, 1941 — October 15, 2023

Downsville, New York

Sandra "Sandy" Joy Homovich

Sandra “Sandy” Joy Homovich of Downsville passed away peacefully at her home on October 15, 2023. Sandy was born April 13, 1941, on Easter Sunday, she was 82. Sandy was the daughter of the late Alexander and Janet Homovich.

Sandy graduated from Downsville Central School in 1959. After graduation she attended and graduated from Binghamton State School of Nursing. As a registered nurse Sandy worked at several medical facilities including the Delaware Valley Hospital, the Roscoe Community Nursing Home, the Family School of Hancock, and the Center of Discovery. Her work at the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment at Garnet Health Center-Catskills, Harris Campus eventually brought her back to the Delaware Valley Hospital to help establish the ARU. Sandy was most proud of this work and her 41 years of sobriety and mentorship in these programs.

Sandy loved sports, both active and passive. She participated in the local women’s soft ball and she loved to play golf. The NY Yankees was her favorite professional team for her entire life. She also enjoyed music and played the trumpet in several community bands. She was an expert knitter and enjoyed needlework. One of her joys in life was spending time in the spring with her friend Dot processing maple syrup. Sandy loved animals and always had her dog and cat beside her.

Survivors include her life partner, Rebecca M. Liddell, at home; two sisters, Joan Homovich of Downsville, NY and Donna Triebe of Downsville, NY; one brother, Thomas Homovich and his husband Gary Wrobel of Cohoes, NY; two daughters, Rhonda Liddell of Downsville, NY and Tammy Liddell of Binghampton, NY; four grandchildren, two great grandchildren; three nephews, two nieces; one sister-in-law, Shirley Homovich of Downsville, NY; one great nephew and three great nieces. She was predeceased by her brother, Robert Homovich.

Visitation will be Sunday, November 26, 2023, at the James S. Moore American Legion Post 167, River Road, Downsville, NY from 10 AM to 12 Noon. A memorial service will begin at 12 Noon.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the James S. Moore American Legion Post 167, Downsville, NY.

Dignified cremation provided by the Harris Crematorium, LLC. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Harris Funeral Home, Railroad Ave., Roscoe, NY 607-498-4929 or 845-439-5200, or

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Memorial Service

Sunday, November 26, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

James S. Moore American Legion Post 167

River Road, Downsville, NY 13755

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