Sara Wiegand Obituary, Death – On Friday Sarah Wiegand, who had been the cherished companion of William “Bill” Ormsbee of South Troy for more than 25 years, passed away and entered eternal life. Her funeral was held on Saturday, December 17, 2016. Before she passed away, Sarah Wiegand had been battling illness for quite some time. In addition to being the wife of the late Albert Wiegand, she was the daughter of the late Edward Keenan and Margaret Callahan Keenan. Her parents both passed away before she was born. Both of her parents had already passed away when she was still an unborn child. She was born in New York City, and she went to all of her classes and graduated from high school in that same city.

Sarah was a mother who stayed at home and cherished the time she got to spend with her children, grandchildren, and other members of her family as well as her friends and other acquaintances. Spending time with her grandchildren was one of her favorite things to do in her spare time, and she also enjoyed playing electronic BINGO games on her computer. Because she was so talkative and outgoing, many people will remember her as a social butterfly due to her outgoing and talkative personality.

Devoted mother of Margaret “Maggie” (Dennis VanFonda) Wiegand of Albany, New York; Albert and Alice Wiegand, both of New York City; beloved companion of William “Bill” Ormsbee of South Troy; dear sister of Margaret Muro and Susan Keenan, both of Florida; and Eddie Keenan of New York City; cherished grandmother, “Nanny” of Damian and Camren VanFonda; also survived by numerous nieces, nephew

At the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home, Inc. in Troy, New York 12182, there will be a visitation on Thursday beginning at ten in the morning and continuing until eleven in the morning. At 565 Fourth Avenue is where you will find the funeral home (Corner of 115th Street in Lansingburgh). During the visitation, there will be a time set aside for prayers and reflections at eleven in the morning. This time will take place during the visitation. Attendance is strongly encouraged by all members of the family. Following the conclusion of the funeral services, the burial will take place at the Oakwood Cemetery in Troy.