Sandra Korbel – Obituary


Sandra Lee Korbel, 62, of Rolesville, NC passed away peacefully at home on August 12, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. After a courageous fight with breast cancer, she is now at peace.

Sandra was born in Rochester, New York on August 25, 1958 to Nancy Lewis and the late Thomas Costanza. She graduated from Fairport High School, class of 1976.  After high school, she married her high school sweetheart, Thomas John Korbel, on July 2, 1977. 

Sandy loved spending time with her family, traveling, shopping, baking with her granddaughters, FaceTiming with her youngest granddaughters and family in New York, and attending her grandson’s sports activities.  She enjoyed gardening and took pride in her front yard flower bed that she created at every home she lived at.

Sandra is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Thomas John Korbel; daughter, Jessica Lynn Cotterman (Shaun); son, Michael Thomas Korbel (Meaghan); beloved grandchildren, Haley, Mackenzie, Connor, Aubree, and Adalee.  Also survived by her brother, Michael Costanza (Susan), sisters, Deborah Mylacraine (David), Brenda Costanza, and sisters-in-law, Pam Kostecke, Mary Burgett (Jim), Jill Korbel, and numerous loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, August 17 in the chapel of Bright Funeral Home.  A service will follow at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens at 12:00pm.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Sandy to the Rex Healthcare Foundation.

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