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Mark A. Sandman

November 16, 1953 ~ July 11, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old



It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mark A. Sandman, 69, of West Brookfield on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 at UMass Medical Center after a period of declining health.


Mark leaves his mother, Sybil Sandman of North Brookfield, his fiancé, Elizabeth Aldrich of West Brookfield and her children, Joseph Aldrich and his wife Alexsis of West Brookfield and Eric Aldrich and his wife Tanya of Woodland Park, Co.; and five grandchildren, Aili, Trey, Eland, Elana, and Elysa all of whom loved him dearly. We’ll miss you Gramps! Mark was predeceased by his father, Francis Sandman, his brother, Barry Sandman and his nephew, Gregory Sandman.


He was born in 1953 in North Brookfield, living the last 35 years in West Brookfield.


Mark was a quiet and peaceful man; he loved nature and was most happy puttering around the yard or workshop building birdhouses or some other crafts. He loved Basketball and enjoyed all the New England sports teams.


Burial will be held privately. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations should be directed to the Second Chance Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 136, East Brookfield, MA 01515 or at


Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 E. Main St., in West Brookfield is assisting his family with arrangements.


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Private Services


Second Chance Animal Shelter, Inc.
P.O. Box 136, East Brookfield MA 01515
Tel: 1-508-637-1333


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