March 14, 1916 - September 3, 2009
Louise J. Sandor, 93, of Fairmont went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at Pierpont Center at Fairmont with her loving grandson Matt at her side. She was born at Tappan in Taylor County a daughter of the late Carson Elza Janes and Georgia Ney Janes. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Stephen J. Sandor on February 18, 1989. Mrs. Sandor is survived by three children, Stephany Sandor Mallery and her husband William H. Mallery of Salisbury, Maryland, Stephen J. Sandor, Jr. and his wife Susan Tennant Sandor of Fairmont, John C. Sandor and his wife Carole Louden Sandor of Oak Island, North Carolina. Also surviving are eight very special grandchildren, Billy Mallery and his fiancee Franchesca Free of Los Angeles, California, Kristin Janes Mallery and her fiancee, David Patrick Hooks of Berlin, Maryland, Whitney Sandor Holbrook and her husband Thomas James Holbrook of New Bern, North Carolina, John Edward Sandor and his wife Whitney Brown Sandor of Durham, North Carolina, Stephanie Sandor of Columbus, Ohio, Stephen Matthew Sandor and his fiancee, Cassidi Robinson, Shari Sandor and her fiancee Matthew Jernigan and Sara Elizabeth Sandor all of Fairmont; three great grandchildren, Nicholas James Holbrook of New Bern, North Carolina, Ella Free Mallery of Los Angeles, California and a new great grandson, John Edward Sandor, Jr. due to arrive soon in Durham, North Carolina; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband and parents, Louise was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph C. Janes and three sisters, Violet Janes, Virginia Janes Fankhauser and Betty Janes Kovacs. Louise described her love of music as one of the most important aspects of her life. She began singing solo at the age of seven at Janes Memorial United Methodist Church and spent the last fifty years as a member of the Central United Methodist Church choir. She was a charter member of the Fairmont Music Club and sang with the Fairmont Music Sextet. She also sang with the Sweet Adelines and performed in community theater productions. She was a board member of the Fairmont Community Concert Association and a longtime member of the Lioness Club of Fairmont. Louise was such a cheerful person, always uplifting, positive and full of joy and song. God was always first in her life, and she tried to live her strong faith every day. She never stopped trying to help people with problems whenever she could. She was an inspiration to everyone and a joy to be with. She was so loved by her family and friends, and many of those friendships continuing for over sixty-five years. Her love of singing continued during her stay at Pierpont Center. To have known Louise was such a delight, and all those who did will cherish the memories of the times they shared with her. Family and friends will remember Louise by her beautiful smile and her loving, congenial manner. Friends may call at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont on Tuesday from 2pm to 8pm. Visitation will continue on Wednesday at Central United Methodist Church at 301 Fairmont Avenue, Fairmont from 1pm to 2pm. The service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at the Church with Rev. Mary Ellen Finegan and Rev. Richard Bowyer officiating. Interment services will follow at Janes Memorial United Methodist Church Cemetery in Taylor County. This brings her life full circle. She attended Janes Memorial United Methodist Church as a child. Her great grandfather, Rev. Edward Janes, donated the land on which the church was built and where she will return to her final resting place with her husband and all her family that have gone on before. Memorial contributions may be made to the Central United Methodist Church, 301 Fairmont Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554. Online condolences may be sent to the Sandor Family at www.carpenterandford.com.
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