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“JoeSo sorry to hear about Sandy. She was always so full of life and a free spirit. I know you will miss her so very much. She will be in our...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Sandy was always fun and happy. She will be missed.. Brenda (Franks) Fischer ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Brnda Fischer - troy, MI

“Sandy & I met in elementary school & remained friends through high school. Our families knew each other. During the summer of 62 we spent many days...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Brenda Stanley - GA - Classmate

“DEAR JOE, I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. SANDY WAS SUCH A WONDERFUL PERSON. SHE WILL BE SORELY MISS. JOE, I'M SORRY I WON'T BE ABLE TO ATTEND...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: BOB SAROLI - STERLING HEIGHTS, MI

“It was always a pleasure to talk with this wonderful lady. She will be missed. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Bill Foster - Roseville, MI


6 of 14 | Posted by: william foster - Roseville, MI

“So sad. We had some great times together on those baseball trips and even in church when Joe would get disgusted with us for talking in church then...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Ann Baril - Warren, MI

“Dear Uncle Joe and Kids, I am so sorry to here of Aunt Sandy's passing. She was a very sweet person. It's hard letting someone go. I know from...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Shene Garner - Melbourne, FL

“I have so many fond memories of Aunt Sandy and times we spent together. Family dinners almost every Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter since my...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Diane Jerome - Macomb Township, MI

“We have come to know and love Sandy through the loving stories her lifelong friend, Carol Bienkowski shared with us over all these years. The casino...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Pat Laudicina - Warren, MI

“My forever friend and sister I never had. Gods Blessings to you and your beautiful family. Will miss your shenanigans and laughter but we will meet...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Carol n Steve Bienkowski - MI

“My thoughts are with my Uncle and cousins. Aunt Sandy will be terribly missed. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Eydie Jerome - Peoria, AZ

“Norm & I have so many wonderful memories of times spent with Sandy. Her sparkling personality will never be forgotten. Sending love to the family and...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Patricia Vandenbusche - MI

“Dear Gamrat family my deepest sympathy for the loss of your wife, mother, and grandmother. Sandy was a wonderful woman. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Tom England - Warren, MI - Friend


Sandra Mae Gamrat, age 73, a lifelong resident of the Warren-Center Line area, died Friday, July 6, 2018, at her home in Warren surrounded by her loving family. Sandra was born February 13, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Theodore Shene and the late Mildred (nee: Pollack) Shene.

Sandra was raised in Center Line and graduated from Center Line High School in the class of 1963. She would later meet the love of her life, Joseph Gamrat and the two would later marry on October 16, 1965. The couple later settled into their new home in Warren to start a life and family together.

Sandra worked within the food service industry for over 25 years along with being a wonderful homemaker and caregiver to her children during their upbringing. When she was not working, Sandra and her husband traveled much of the United States for softball tournaments. In addition to their softball tournament traveling, Sandra and her family enjoyed the time spent at their cabin in Grayling, Michigan.

Sandra enjoyed playing Bingo and visiting Las Vegas with her girlfriends where she especially enjoyed playing slots. Sandra was a devout Catholic and an active member of St. Edmund Catholic Church since 1969. Her children remembered their mother as a wonderful Mom and a doting grandmother who cherished her time spent with the grandkids. They also have fond memories of her delicious baked goods and wonderful homemade soups. Sandra also loved animals, especially her pet dogs.

Sandra Gamrat was the beloved wife of Joseph C. Gamrat, and dear mother of Gary (Carrie) Gamrat, Gayle (Brett) Hinds, and Joe Gamrat. She was the cherished grandmother of Shane, Collin, Noah, Mackenzie, Sydney, Paige, Joey, Meghan, and sister of Donna (Ed) Jerome, Judy (Howard) Kracht. Mrs. Gamrat was predeceased by her parents and eleven siblings.

Visitation for Mrs. Gamrat will be held Wednesday, July 11th from 3-9 pm at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Rd) in Warren. Mrs. Gamrat will lie in state Thursday from 10:00 am until the time of Funeral Mass at 10:30 am at St. Faustina Catholic Church (formerly St. Edmund) in Warren.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Fr. Solanus Casey Center, 1780 Mt. Elliott Street, Detroit, Michigan 48207.

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