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 www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences