Sandra Mary (Almady) Ersek

April 11, 1943 ~ December 23, 2019 (age 76)


Sandra Mary “Sandy” Ersek, 76, of McDonald, died Monday, December 23, 2019 at Transitions Health Care, Washington.

She was born April 11, 1943 in Washington; the daughter of Joseph and Irene (Kunkle) Almady.

Sandy was a 1961 graduate of Fort Cherry High School and a homemaker.

She was a member of the Ladies’ Auxiliary of Sturgeon Fire Department.

Sandy loved cooking, crocheting, Bingo, collecting Fenton glassware and spending time with her grandchildren.

On March 20, 1965, she married Theodore J. Ersek Jr., who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Theodore “Ted” (Stacy) Ersek III and Terry L. (Crystal) Ersek, both of McDonald; a daughter-in-law, December Caleffe-Ersek of Midway; two sisters-in-law, Dessie Almady of McDonald and Caroll Ersek of Wexford; six grandchildren, Michael (Lily) Ersek, Shannen, Ashley, Alyssa, Emilee and Keagan Ersek; and two great grandchildren, August and Violet Ersek.

Deceased are a brother, Joseph Almady and a sister, Patricia Almady.

Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Nation Funeral Home, Inc., 220 E. Lincoln Ave., McDonald, where services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, December 27, 2019 with Rev. Justin Amsler, pastor of McDonald Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville. Online condolences, photos and additional information are available at

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December 26, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057

Funeral Service
December 27, 2019

9:30 AM
Nation Funeral Home
218-220 East Lincoln Ave
McDonald, PA 15057

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