Jerome vandeSande

Jerome vandeSande

Jerome Cornelious  “Sandy” van de Sande, 97 of 1075 US Hwy 17 S, Elizabeth City, NC, died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Winslow Memorial Home.  A native of Rotterdam, Holland, he was the son of the late Jacob van de Sande and Marie Elizabeth Timermans van de Sande and the widow of Jean Elizabeth Crocket van de Sande.   He enjoyed square dancing and round dancing around the world, and fencing.  He was a founding member of the Shark River Beach and Yacht Club in NJ, a member of Burnt Store Presbyterian Church of Punta Gorda, FL and attended Newbegun United Methodist Church in Weeksville, NC.

 He is survived by four daughters, Ruth Wells and Susan Kruse of Weeksville, NC and Donna Blaszcak of Marathon Key, FL and Marion van de Sande of Lakewood, NJ; three sons, Jerome van de Sande of Shark River Hills, NJ, David van de Sande of Wilton, CT, and Roderick van de Sande of Weeksville, NC; twelve grandchildren; and thirteen great grandchildren.

 A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Newbegun United Methodist Church, 2119 Nixonton Road, Weeksville.  Following the service the family will receive guests in the Church’s Fellowship Hall.  Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army:  PO Box 1967, Elizabeth City, NC   27909.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the van de Sande family.  You may express condolences to the family by visiting

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  1. Buddy and Ruth Cheeks

    We are sorry for your loss.
    You and your family are in our prayers.
    Buddy & Ruth Cheeks

  2. Wayne & Jeneane Raper

    So very sorry for your loss. Praying for your family at this time of loss. Wayne and Jeneane Raper( Jarvis Albertson’s granddaughter )

  3. Steve Casper

    Hey guys, so sorry about Jerry’s passing. What a great guy he was, I just wish I could have known him years earlier. As a square dance caller, I know a person who really enjoys dancing as soon as I meet them, and Jerry sure loved to dance. I always enjoyed being in his company, always glad to see him come through the door with Ruth and Ron to one of my dances. I knew I’d have some great conservation. I am sincere when I say he was the kind of person I want to grow old to be. a friend,
    Steve Casper

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