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Sandra Ann Lasky Samuels, 78, of Savannah Georgia and wife of Anchel Saul Samuels, died Friday evening, January 11, 2019, at Buckingham South.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Sidney and Belle Weitz Lasky. Sandra was a member of Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and her Masters of Library Science from Armstrong University. Sandra was a media specialist having worked with students at Hancock Day School, Memorial Day School and Rambam Day School. She enjoyed helping and being with her grandchildren and their friends, who affectionately called her Grandma and G-ma. While at the University of Georgia, Sandra was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority, and in later years enjoyed reminiscing with her children and grandchildren about her college days. She loved art, couples dancing with Anchel, shopping, and partying with her friends. Sandra was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Ashley Morais White Samuels, and her brother, Lawrence “Larry” Jules Lasky.

Surviving are her husband, Anchel Samuels; her daughter, Jill Samuels Strauss and her husband, Brad; her son, Scott M. Samuels; her four grandchildren, Jared Samuels, Max Strauss, Allison Samuels and Blake Strauss; her sister-in-law, Betty Weiss, and her nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 11 o’clock Sunday morning at the graveside, Bonaventure Cemetery, conducted by Rabbi Avigdor Slatus.

Remembrances: Rambam Day School – 111 Atlas Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405-5461 or the Ashley Samuels Children and Youth Activity Fund – c/o Savannah Jewish Federation – 5111 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405-5214.

The family would like to thank Buckingham South, Buckingham at Home, and Charlene Pierce for the excellent care they gave Sandra and continue to give to Anchel.

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  1. Peter Hershey says:

    Scott, I am sorry for your loss you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers!


  2. Robin Teel Sloan says:

    I remember your mom from the Library at Memorial, she was so nice to me at times I needed to hear supportive words ! I hope you find comfort in all the great memories of her, there are no words to tell you how sorry I am for your loss.
    Robin Teel Sloan

  3. Nella Maxwell says:

    Dear Mr. Samuels, Jill and Scott, I cannot tell you how sorry I am to hear this news. Your mother was one of kind and I’m so glad that she played a special part of my life. Prayers to you and your family during this difficult time.

  4. Louise Grotheer says:

    Anchel, I am so sorry. I did not know that she was not doing well.

    Love you my friend.

  5. Adele T. Self says:

    Anchel, my dear friend. I am so very sorry for your loss. I think of you and the family often. With much love and prayer to you all.

    Adele T. Self (Rozella)

  6. Kay McCafferty says:

    Condolences to you and your family.

  7. Page Williams Smoak says:

    Anchel, Jill, Scott and your families,

    We are all so sorry to hear about Sandra, Just know that we love you all and you are in our thoughts and prayers!

  8. Rita & Alan Asher says:

    Anchel, Jill, and Scott, and Families We are so sorry to hear about your loss. I still remember those Sunday nights at Spanky’s when we would see all the Happy Smiling faces. She was a sweet lady. Our hearts and Prayers are with yaw’ll at this time of your lives. Don’t think we will make it by to see yaw’ll.

    Rita & Alan

  9. sally Kaplan says:

    Anchel, Jill, Scott and families. So sorry to learn about Sandra and your loss. May you hold on to all the good memories you have with her. Please know that we are sending condolences to all of you with much love.

    Sally and Families.

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