Obituary of Sandra Tomlinson
Milton – Sandra Jean Tomlinson, 72, died peacefully on July 19, 2017 at the VNA Respite House in Colchester, with loving family by her side.
Sandra was born on November 6, 1944 in Burlington, the daughter of Theodore and Gladys (Merchant) Lattrell.
Sandy graduated from Rice Memorial High School in 1962.
She married Richard Wayne Tomlinson on September 5, 1964 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in So. Burlington.
Sandy’s calling in life was to care for others. She loved caring for her children, grandchildren, and eventually her mother and mother-in-law.
She is survived by her daughters Meredith Tomlinson and close friend Mary Ellen Fleiter of Colchester; Jennifer Tomlinson and fiancé Chris LaBerge of Milton, her grandchildren Cody & fiancé Alicia, Dustin, Bailey, Shea and Juliana and her great grandson Cody Jr., by her brother Theodore Lattrell and his wife Joanne of Duxbury, her sisters Carol Wuyts of Maryland and Susan Dove and her husband Greg of Texas, and by several nieces and nephews.
Sandy was predeceased by her husband Richard Tomlinson Sr. in 2012, her son Richard Jr. in 1999.
Special thanks is given to the VNA Respite House and Staff for the excellent care she received during her short stay.
At Sandy’s request, there will be no visiting hours. Memorials in her memory may be made to the VNA Respite House, 3113 Roosevelt Highway Colchester, VT 05446.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday July 29, 2017 at 10 am in the Maplewood Cemetery in Huntington.