Mary Sandra Bennett Polverari



Mary Sandra Bennett Polverari died peacefully on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Sandy was born in Mt. Kisco, New York on Sept. 8, 1935. Sandy was a lifelong Brewster resident where she attended St. Lawrence O’Toole School and then went on to St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Katonah, NY and followed by The Katharine Gibbs Secretarial School in New York City.

On Aug. 23, 1958, she married Donald “Ducky” Polverari who predeceased her in 2013. She was also predeceased by her parents Peter and Rita Bennett and her sister Betsy Weizenecker.

Sandy retired from Union Carbide Corporation in 2001 and moved to Vero Beach, Florida in 2002 where she was a Parishioner at St. John of the Cross. She enjoyed playing bridge and volunteering for her community.

She is survived by her 6 children, Andrea Borda (David) of Vero Beach, Fl, Beth Enright (Ward) of Poughkeepsie, NY, Lynne Harvey of Rochester, NY, Rita Gallagher (Tom) of Vero Beach Florida, Christine Hannigan (Jim) of Vero Beach, FL, and son Donald (Mary Claire) of New Fairfield, CT; and her beloved 13 grandchildren, Jennifer, Rachel and Julie Borda, Austin and Monica Enright, Kathryn (Ben) Peterson and Eric Harvey, Matthew (Ashlee) and Drew Gallagher, Amanda and James Hannigan, Donald and Michael Polverari; and her 2 great-grandchildren Theodore Huppert and Sloane Peterson.

Sandy will always be remembered for her sharp wit, hard work ethic and above all her devotion to her family. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

A Funeral Mass will be conducted on Wednesday, July 3rd, at 10am at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church.

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