Obituary of Sandra I. Althouse
Sandra I. Althouse (Stewart) of Pulaski, NY was born on June 28, 1941, in Syracuse, New York. She passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021, at the age of 79.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Julie & Russell Morris of Guthrie, OK; son Randy Crawford of Pulaski, NY, predeceased by son Ricky Crawford; grandchild John Powers (Lilybeth Powers) of Elmendorf AFB, AK, great-grandchildren, Lilyannah & Natalia Powers, grandchild Jennifer Davis of Goodfellow AFB, Texas, great-grandchildren, Chloe & Jude Davis, brothers Charles Stewart (Jeanette), Larry Stewart (Patti), sisters Elsie Trey (Donald), Linda Sperling, predeceased by brother Milton Stewart. She has many nephews, nieces, great-nephews, and great-nieces. She is also survived by a son of her heart from a previous marriage, Daniel Althouse.
Sandra ran a rooming house and dedicated her time to helping others by taking in the homeless and helping them navigate social services assistance. She owned and operated a taxi service in Pulaski. She was also active in the Pulaski community participating in with the Commerce Committee in many events. She was a member of a square-dancing group called the “North Country Stompers.” They appeared on the TV show “Dialing for Dollars” and opened for Kitty Wells and Porter Wagner in Syracuse. She became a top seller of Princess house products earning a trip to Spain. She traveled all over the world and made frequent trips to Washington, DC. The picture, taken on a trip to Hawaii, embodies her adventurous spirit and never-ending quest to push boundaries. She loved to cook for friends and family holding many dinner parties and Sunday dinners. She had a gift for decorating and made a house feel a home. She was known as Sandy to one and all. Sandy owned Pulaski Lodge located on Main St, Pulaski, NY. Her door was always open with a pot of coffee ready. Many fishermen would stay with her during fishing season and would stay in touch because she had a way of making you know she cared. All of this is just a small part of what Sandra did during her lifetime.
Calling hours will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, August 19th, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial at the convenience of the family. No funeral service will be held.