Sandra “Sandy” R. Kane

OBIT - KaneBROOKLIN — Sandra “Sandy” R. Kane, 70, of Brooklin died peacefully at home on Feb. 1, 2015; born Dec. 16, 1944 in Ellsworth, daughter of Vondell and Marguerite (Pert) Stockbridge; married in 1963 to Carroll Kane of Brooklin, where they raised three daughters.

In the mid-1970s, she worked as a nurse’s aide, and then graduated from EMVTI in 1982 as a licensed practical nurse. Sandy retired in 2012 after over 30 years in nursing. In retirement, she enjoyed her time painting, starting with watercolor then adding mixed media and oil. Sandy was a hard-working, generous and beloved matriarch to her family. Well known for her compassion and kindness, she truly meant the world to us and will be deeply missed.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Carroll Kane of Brooklin; daughters Charlotte Kane of Bangor; Cindy Kane and husband, Thom Kline, of Windsor, Va.; Crystal Kane of Southwest Harbor; grandchildren Casey and husband, Chris Robinson; Skylar Kane, Nicolette Kline, Duncan Kane and Riley Kane; great-grandchildren Erik Bishop, Damian and Kaiden Robinson, Julian and Adrian Murray; sisters Louise Cirard, Lucille Morrill, Beverly Newenham, and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her brother, Wendell Stockbridge.

A celebration of life in her honor will be arranged at a later date. Gifts in Sandra’s memory may be sent to her husband, Carroll Kane, P.O. Box 186, Brooklin, ME 04616.

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