Garry E. Sands Sr. age 55, passed away January 12, 2013 at his home in Hamden. He was born on Feb. 20, 1957. Garry is survived by his wife Ellen Mulhern Sands; his sons, Garrett R. Sands of Hamden, Dana & his wife Cristina Sands of North Branford, Garry E. Sands, Jr, and his daughter Nadine Sands-David and four grandchildren all of MA. His brothers, Howard (Nan) Sands of East Templeton, MA and Robert (Kathi) Sands of Great Falls, MO. and numerous nieces & nephews. Garry's family would like to thank close family friend Michael Cofrancesco, Dr. Kevin Becker, Dr. Maxwell & Mrs. Monika Laurans & MaryEllenTaylor at Smilow Cancer Hospital, and Amy & Barbara of the VNA. Friends may visit with Garry's family at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. During that time a prayer service will be held at 6:30 PM.

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  1. Ellen, Garrett, Dana & family, As you grieve know that I am remembering you in my prayers and keeping you in my thoughts. Your happy memories of Garry allow him to live forever in your hearts. May God’s blessings be upon you all, bringing you peace. .I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.. ~ Leo Buscaglia ~

  2. Aunt Ellen, Cousins Garrett, Dana, Garry and Nadine ~ Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I Loved Uncle Garry with all my heart and will never forget him. Even though a lot of miles separate us and it’s been years since we visited – I think of you all often. Big Hugs coming from Ohio. Love and Miss You All. Barry, Kathy, Brendon, Alyssa, Kamryn and Nicolas Miller

  3. Dear Garrett, Jim and I send our sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time. May your dad rest in peace. Jim and Carolyn Stephenson

  4. Ellen, Garrett, Dana & Family, Although no words can really help to ease the pain of your loss, just know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead. Amanda, Ralph and Ashley

  5. garrett just wanna say sorry about ur dad u are in my thoughts hang in there brother big vic from atlas auto recycling

  6. I extend my prayers to Ellen, Dana, and Garret. I know God will be watching over all of you. I am very sorry for your loss. Julie Toth. (maiden name).

  7. Thank you so very much for understanding that being in large crowds was dificult for me. You were always so patient and kind. I will miss you the most when we have company to the house.

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