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Sandra L. "Sam" Overy

Sandra L. "Sam" Overy (nee Kunesh), 58, of Grafton, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. She was born September 18, 1955 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Sam loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and attending grandchildren's sporting events. She enjoyed trips to casinos to play the slot machines, and doing puzzles.

Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Craig A.; two daughters, Deserie L. Yingling (Rob) of Cleveland, Christie J. Sim (Mick) of Grafton; and two sons, Brent S. (Kim) of Avon, David T. (Amy) of North Ridgeville. Additional survivors include six grandchildren, Tristan, Alex, Patrick, Colin, Carson and Graham; her father, Donald Kunesh of Spring Hill, Florida; a sister, Deborah Hix (Morry) of Kenosha, Wisconsin; and a brother, Tim Kunesh (Betty) of Florida.

Sam was preceded in death by her mother, Vera Kunesh (nee Weber).

Funeral services will be 7 P.M., Friday, March 7, 2014, at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria (440)322-4626, where the family will receive friends from 6 P.M., Friday, until the time of services. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions, in Sam's memory, can be sent to Alzheimer's Association, 12200 Fairhill Road, Cleveland, OH 44120.

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