Alexandra M. “Sandi” McKechnie, 61, of Middletown, passed away at home on Monday, October 30. She was born in Staten Island, New York, eldest daughter of Alexander and Lima McKechnie. She grew up in Plainfield but her heart belonged to the Jersey Shore where she’d lived since she was 18 years old. Sandra obtained her masters in school nursing from Rutgers University after undergraduate study at Brookdale Community College and Drexel University. She was happiest caring for her students, most recently as the head nurse at Holmdel High School.
Sandra loved life, she loved her family and friends, her dogs and her work. She loved every single stray animal that crossed her path. Her passing leaves a tremendous hole in our hearts and in our lives. She will be missed.
Surviving are her mother, Lima McKechnie; her sister, Heather (Robert) Paige; her brother, Derek (Nancy) McKechnie; and niece and nephews, Sean, Alex, Kayla and Justin. She was loved by family and friends, and in particular, her cousin Margo (Morrison) Barry who was always there for her, through the good times, of which there were many, as well as the bad.
Arrangements for a memorial service to be held later in November will be provided on this website once finalized.
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