Kara Shyree' Sanford

Beloved Daughter who Loved Everyone

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Kara Shyree’ Sanford, 33 of Washington, the most loving and joyful daughter went home to be with God on Tuesday-April 4, 2017 after a long battle with diabetes & kidney disease.  She was born February 17, 1984 the daughter of Lee A. & Diane T. Sanford both of Washington. She was a graduate of Trinity High School, attended CCAC, Penn Commercial and Phoenix University; accounting was her professional passion.  She worked at Wall-Mart, Giant Eagle, and OSI in South Pointe.  Miss Sanford loved children, animals and her family.  When her health permitted she was a faithful member of the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, serving on the Praise Team, Hospitality Ministry, and youth activities.  She considered the members of the church as a second family.     

She is survived by her parents, sister; Nicole (Michael) Meads, brothers; Virgil (Erin) Sanford of Steubenville and David Merryman of England, nieces; Chauntae and Tyeisha Crutchfield, Gabriella and TeLeah Sanford, Leanne Brock, & Brianna Trainer (niece and care giver); step-siblings; JoJo (Joyce) Burgess, Richard (Toi) Burgess, Dawn Burgess (Fiance’-Shawn Kennedy) & Robin Trainer.  A host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts & uncles also survive.  She is also survived by her significant other; Glen Walden and her Godparents; Ted & Mary Jane Kirby of McKeesport.

Miss Sanford was preceded in death by a brother; Lee “Tiger” Sanford Jr., maternal grandparents, paternal grandparents & stepmother; Veta Trainer-Sanford.

Family and friends will be received at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 17 E. Walnut St. Washington Pa. on Saturday-April 8, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. the hour of a Home Going Service with Pastor Richard D. White, Jr. officiating. The eulogy will be given by Pastor White.  Burial will be private.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc. Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director.  All floral arrangements should be taken directly to the church on Saturday.  Memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com