BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Sandra Smith McAuliffe, 74, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2018 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
She was born in Bellows Falls, Vt. on March 2, 1944, the daughter of Arnold and Lena (Settanni) Smith. Sandi graduated from Bellows Falls High School in the class of 1962. She graduated from St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in New York City in 1965 and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Colorado (Boulder) in 1969.
Survivors include daughter Amy (Gregg) Cooper, three granddaughters Morgan, Shannan, and Danica Cooper; son Matthew McAuliffe; siblings Donna Rollins and William Smith; and many loving nieces and nephews. Her parents and brother, Michael Settanni, preceded her in death.
Per her request, there were no services. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Heartland Hospice or to the local Parkinson’s Foundation.