Naomi Sands, 98

OSWEGO, NY – Naomi Sands, 98, a resident of Hamilton Homes, Oswego, went to a better place on Friday February 7, 2014.

Born in Van Buren, NY, she was the daughter of the late Soren and Elsie (Van Alstine) Peterson.

She was an avid housekeeper and beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother.

She had worked at Holiday Harbor in Oswego.

She was predeceased by her husband, James; and son, John.

Surviving are a daughter, Sharon Shumway (George Ladd); son, James (Viola) Sands; seven grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Lena Beddows of Baldwinsville and Janice Brokhoff of Manlius; and daughter-in-law, Trudy Sands.

Naomi’s request was to have no services.

Nelson Funeral Home had care of arrangements.

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