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“I have some wonderful memories of Sandy when I worked at Dr. Dewells office and she was a patient. We had some great conversation and many laughs....Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Wilson - Cobleskill, NY

“Our condolences to the Montague Family. May she rest in peace. Her kindness will be remembered. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Mimi & Allyn Fultz - Montrose, NY

“I became friends with Sandy through the Fund Raising Committee at Cobleskill Regional Hospital. Her smile and laugh made you want to be her friend. ...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Beverly Buddle - Cobleskill, NY

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult timeWe are so sorry for the loss of your MomSandy was a wonderful friend. I think she...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Harmon - Middleburgh, NY

“We are deeply saddened by your loss. My wife,Joanne, was her husband's first cousin and Sandy was a classmate of mine at OHS. We were so saddened...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Tony and Joanne(Montague) Bardari - NY

“I am shocked. My prayers are with you all. Sandy was a great lady, full of fun and always had a smile on her beautiful face. What a wonderful...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Clara Potter - Preston Hollow, NY

“My thoughts and prayers are with Sandy's Family. She will be remembered as a very funny and unique lady. I am happy to have had the chance to know...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Karin M. Shaw-Oeffler - NY

“I had not seen Sandy since high school and remembered both she and Angelo as teenagers until I saw her beautiful photo today. All of the...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Eleanor (Elly) Kaufman Miller - PA

“My condolences to the family. Sandy was a great high school friend.Tom Lynam ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Eileen Lynam - SC - friend

“We had some fun times when we were young. I always remember our trips to Atlantic CIty. I will miss you and Angelo. And will keep your daugther...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Doris Badia - Ossining, NY

“My memory of Ms. Sandy ~ I met Ms. Sandy through Sue, when Sandy would come in I would wash Ms. Sandy's hair she always reminder me, to scrub hard...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Catherine Power - Middleburgh, NY

“Hard for me to speak.....Sandy was my best customer, my friend, and she was like a second Mom! I miss her already! I know I will see her again. Just...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Hitchcock - Cobleskill, NY

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I had the pleasure to bowl on one of the leagues that Sandy bowled in. She always had...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Elaine Miller - Cobleskill, NY

“Sandy was a wonderful person and truly an inspiration. I will miss her very much. She was always so much fun when the Hots Pots went to perform for...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Cherie Stevens - Cobleskill, NY

“We will always remember the warm smile and happy spirit that grew in Sandy. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: James and Linda Chichester - NY

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your Mom rest in peace. May all your memories remain in your heart and give you comfort. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Rose Marie & Dan Gizzo

“To the Montague Family, Our sincere condolences at the loss of Sandy. What a wonderful lady she was. Always a smile, always a kind word , always...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Stephanie and Robert Tinker - NY


SAUGERTIES- Sandra A. Montague, 72, of Clauverwie Rd. in Middleburgh, died Thursday, March 15, 2012 at her daughter's residence in Saugerties.

She was born on January 4, 1940 in Ossining, New York and was the daughter of Robert and Edith Vail Lambert.

Sandra grew up in Ossining and relocated to Middleburgh in 1984, where she participated in many community volunteer programs particularly at the Cobleskill Regional Hospital. She was a member of the Red Hat Society as well as the Broome Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. She was a talented singer and a member of the Hot Pot's choir group that would perform at numerous Nursing Homes and Hospitals in the area. She had many hobbies and especially enjoyed bowling in various leagues. Her circle of friends is vast due to the number of people she has met throughout her life.

She was predeceased by her husband, Angelo, who died in 2006, her daughter, Madeline "Mikki" Montague who died just recently, as well as two sisters, Patricia Howell and Barbara Lounsbury, and a brother, Robert Lambert.

Survivors include onedaughter, Debra and her husband David Madera of Saugerties; two sons, Angelo Montague of Middleburgh and James and his wife Amy Montague of Verplank; six grandchildren, Ashley and her husband Lenny Camperlango, Krista & Mauro Madera, and Delia, Gianna and James Montague; one brother, Tom Lambert; one sister, Marion Yetter and many nieces and nephews.

A Service of Rememberance will be held at 3 pm, on Thursday, March 22, 2012, Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, Main Street, Middleburgh, NY. Friends and family will be received prior to the service at the church between the hours of 1-3 pm. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial donations be made to Marathon for a Better Life, PO Box 268, Warnerville, NY 12187 or Hospice, Inc. of Poughkeepsie, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh and Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.