Published DateMECHANICSBURG, Pennsylvania — A. Eugene (Gene) Sands of Mechanicsburg, PA went to be with Jesus on Sunday January 27, 2013 at home. Gene retired from Twin Tamarack Family Camping Resort of New Hampton, NH which he and his wife, Beverly, owned and operated.
Gene was born in Steubenville, OH and graduated from Steubenville High School – "Big Red".
Gene is survived by his wife, Beverly, his brother and sister-in-law John and Barbara Sands, his son and daughter-in-law Stephen E and Gail Sands, daughters and sons-in-law Connie and Alvin Deitrich, Diana and Larry Paul, and Cheryl and Raymond Crum. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Saturday February 2nd at Grantham Brethren in Christ Church, 421 Grantham Church Rd, Grantham PA 17055
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions made to Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Association, South Central PA Chapter, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.