Sandra Ann ‘Sandy’ Peters-Smith

Published 9:55 am Friday, February 16, 2018

Sandra Ann “Sandy” Peters-Smith, 73, died on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at her home in Salisbury following a period of declining health.

She was born Dec. 11, 1944, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the daughter of the late George and Mary Ann Ricci Peters.

She grew up and attended public schools in the Pittsburgh area. In 1967, she married Ronald E. Smith Sr. and they were married for 35 years before he died in 2002 while living in Florida. She retired as an invoice auditor with the J C. Penny Co. in Coral Springs, Fla. after some 20 years. In 2008, she moved to North Carolina to be near her children. She enjoyed her retirement by watching “her shows” on television with a cup of coffee, but she especially loved her grandchildren.

Survivors: 4 children, Ronald E. Smith Jr. of Concord, Chris Smith, Erik Smith (Amber Tejeiro) and Michelle Smith, all of Mocksville; a brother, Ronald Peters of Pittsburgh; 6 grandchildren, Brandon, Ashley, Michael, Deangelo, Casandra and Desiree; and her “couch buddy”, a dog named “Baby.”

She was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, George and Steve Peters.

A memorial gathering will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 at Davie Funeral Service, 416 Valley Road, Mocksville.