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Sandra M. (Rose) Holden

September 18, 1944 ~ March 14, 2021 (age 76)



West Brookfield - Sandra M. (Rose) Holden, 76, of West Brookfield died on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at home, surrounded by her loving family.


She leaves her husband, Bruce W. Holden; her three children, Annette Halley and her husband Richard Rudolph, David Halley and his wife Laurie and Steven Bucinskas and his wife Cindy; her grandchildren, Tara Legere and her fiancé Michael Porter, Nicole Lindner and her husband John, Justin Halley and his wife Leah, Dan Halley and fiancé Alicia Mary Diane, Katelyn Halley, Todd Bucinskas, Nicole Bucinskas and her fiancé Eric Ivan Borgland,  Asa  Bucinskas and his wife Tiffany and Christopher Bucinskas; 16 great-grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her son, Eric Bucinskas and grandson, Jeffrey Legere, Jr. and great-grandson, Michael Anthony.  Sandra was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Ian M. and Roseanna E. (Flibbert) Rose.


Sandra worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at the Jewish Healthcare Center in Worcester for 38 years before her retirement.  She was a devoted healthcare professional who enjoyed providing needed comfort to residents under her care.


Sandra was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She enjoyed The High Life, cooking – especially her spaghetti sauce, crocheting and knitting, watching Dr. Pol, and yelling at the Red Sox and Patriots.  She did not enjoy driving on highways, avoiding them at all costs.


A Graveside Service for Sandra will be held in Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton, on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 11:15am.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Lung Association, 393 Maple Street, Springfield, MA 01105 or lung.org.


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


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Graveside Service
March 17, 2021

11:15 AM
Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton


American Lung Association
393 Maple Street, Springfield MA 01105
Tel: 1-413-737-3506
Web: http://www.lung.org

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