Sandra Louise (Brown) Hoffman Wellman, 65, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. Sandra was born Aug. 20, 1945 in Belfast, the first daughter of Robert and Marion (Whitcomb) Brown. She was a 1963 graduate of Crosby High School, and became a licensed beautician following training at D’Lor Beauty School.

Sandra held various jobs including Tibbett’s Industries, Camden and Penobscot Poultry Company, Belfast. Following the closing of the poultry company, she relocated to Pasadena, Texas, where she worked for Exxon/Mobil, then Walmart. She finished her working career as a housekeeper for a local nursing home in Texas. Some of her favorite pastimes included babysitting for young children, volunteering at a nursing home, reading and sewing.

Sandra was predeceased by her infant son, Frank Hoffman III in 1974, and her parents.

She is survived by her godchild, Tessa Thompson, of Pasadena, Texas; a sister, Brenda Davenport of Mt. Vernon; a brother, Chuck Brown and his wife Jane of Hull, Texas; nephews Robert Brown of Pasadena, Texas and Christopher Connor, his wife Shannon and children Dylan and Haley of Bucksport. She will be sadly missed by Karen Love and many other friends.

A memorial service was held at Pine Tree Lodge in Pasadena, Texas on Aug. 20.

A graveside service will be held Friday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Paul Cemetery, Birches Road in Waldo. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute to a charity of their choice.

Arrangements by Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast. Online condolences may be offered to the family at ripostafh.com.