Sandra DeJesus of Ellenville, NY passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Putnam Hospital. She was 70 years old. Sandra was born on August 31, 1951 in Manhattan, NY; she was the daughter of the late Santiago DeJesus and Guadelupe (Lamberty-Rosario) DeJesus.
Sandra attended the New York Fashion Institute of Technology. She belonged to Narcotics Anonymous where she helped many people struggling with addiction. She also worked as a Counselor for Samaritan Village. Sandra was always taking care of everyone around her putting her needs aside. Her home was a gathering place where everyone was welcome, the door was always open. She will be deeply missed and forever loved by her sons, Christian Pickel (Marie) and Harold Pickel (Kayla); her brother, Gary DeJesus; her sister, Diana Hansard (Diana’s daughter Adrienne); five grandchildren, Darius Grant, Eli Pickel, Noah Pickel, Jaiana Pickel and Marisa Pickel; two great grandchildren, Johan Dior Grant and Arian Legend Grant as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Sandra was predeceased by her brother Dennis DeJesus.
A memorial gathering will be held at a future date.
Donations can be made to help with funeral expenses by going to https://gofund.me/07677e94