Sandra Jeraldine DeMarco of Chesapeake, Ohio
Sandra Jeraldine Demarco, 73, of Chesapeake, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 9, 2011. She was born July 14, 1937 in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Herman and Olive Burd. Four brothers Otis Burd, Foster Burd, Junior Burd and Teddy Burd, also preceded her in death, along with four sisters, Betty Henderson, Linda Wilburn, Lilly Burd, and Doris Carrol Cook. Sandy was a performer and a member of the Moose Lodge in Las Vegas, Nev. She leaves behind two daughters, Laura Piccolomini and husband Raymond of Cleveland, Oh., and Susan Adkins and husband Johnny of Huntington; one son, Michael DeMarco of Chesapeake; three grandchildren, Andriana Ambrose and her husband John of Cleveland, Patrick DeMarco of Huntington, and Martena DeMarco of Wayne, W.Va.; and one great grandson, Johnny Ray Ambrose of Cleveland. Also surviving are six sisters, Tina Kirk of Huntington, Sherry Adkins and husband Jerry of Lesage, W.Va., Brenda Lee Burd of Fla., Dreama Blankenship, Brenda Garrett, both of Huntington, and Sonja Buzzell of Indiana; seven brothers, Homer Burd and wife “Prissy” of Huntington, Ronnie Burd of Mason County, W.Va., Michael Burd of Huntington, Paul Burd of Proctorville, Oh., Charlie Burd of Huntington, Jason Burd of Tenn., and Arthur Burd of Milton, W.Va.; many nieces and nephews; a special ex-daughter-in-law, Sandy DeMarco, of Wayne, and friends and neighbors too numerous to mention. Private services were held by the family. Johnson Tiller Funeral Home is honored to serve the DeMarco family.