Sandra Carole Fairchild, age 81, of Thayne, Wyoming, passed away of Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at her residence, surrounded by her family. On June 25th 1960 Sandy and Jim Fairchild, a recent graduate from West Point, were married in Washington, D.C. This June 25th would have been their 60th wedding anniversary.
Born in West Chester, PA, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Francis Barton and the late Kathryn Goodwin Barton.
After grades 1-12 Sandy attended and graduated from Lasell University in suburban Boston. Prior to marrying, Sandy was employed by Summit Trust of New Jersey.
Sandy supported Jim and her family in many military moves (13) during his twenty year Army career. She made warm, wonderful homes for her family in seven states and Schwaebisch Gmuend. Germany. Sandy and Jim moved to Thayne from Southern California in 2006.
Her favorite activities were: arts and crafts, golf, skiing and gardening in addition to rescuing and caring for horses, dogs and cats.
In addition to her husband, Sandy is survived by two sons, James “Jim” B. Fairchild, Jr. and his wife of Salt Lake City, UT and Douglas Fairchild and his wife of Murrieta, CA. Jim Jr was born in Van Nuys, California and Doug at the University of Michigan. She was the Grandmother to four grandchildren.
She was predeceased by one son, James Barton, who passed away shortly after birth and her only sibling, Dean Barton.
We miss her warmth and love very much.
Her Funeral service will be private, A public Graveside service will be held at 12:00 on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Union Hill Cemetery, Route 82, Kennett Square, PA.
In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in Sandy’s name to the Animal Humane Association of Star Valley, P.O. Box 654, Thayne, WY 83127
To view Sandy’s online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com
Arrangements by the Kuzo Funeral Home, Kennett Square, PA