Sandra “Sandy” Ann Purgiel

Sandra “Sandy” Ann Purgiel, 63, of Oscoda passed at MyMichigan Health in West Branch on December 21, 2022.

She was born December 17, 1959 in Alpena to Michael and Edith (Lapezynski) Woloszyk.

Sandy is survived by husband, Michael; three children, Jeremy (Amanda) Purgiel of Grand Blanc, Melissa (Billy) Weiske of Lake Ann and Michelle Purgiel of Oscoda; three grandchildren, Isaiah, Brylee and Claire; and three siblings, Brian (Susan) Woloszyk of Clarkston, Brenda (Bob) Neault of Oscoda and Michelle (Tom Male) Bentley of Alpena.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, David Ratcliffe and Dustin Ratcliffe; and a brother, Wayne Woloszyk.

Sandy graduated from Posen High School in 1978. On August 17, 2001, s

he married Michael Purgiel at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oscoda. Sandy was a stay at home mom who loved her family, she also enjoyed camping and Christmas.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home in Rogers City today (Thursday, December 29) from 4-8 p.m. with rosary at 6:30 p.m. followed by the parish wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oscoda Friday at 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Charles Donajkowski officiating.

Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to a charity of your choice.

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