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Sandra B. Harkey

June 24, 1945 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old


Sandra B. Harkey, 78, of Bristol passed away on January 24, 2024. She was born on June 24, 1945 in Bristol, daughter of the late Gordon and Myrtle (Clapp) Beals, Sr. Sandy was the wife of the late Timothy Harkey.

She was an active member of the Bristol Baptist Church for over 50 years where she and Tim sang in the choir. She volunteered for many, many years at Camp Wightman which is a very special place to the entire family. Sandy also volunteered at Bristol Hospital as a candy striper and was recognized for over 1,000 hours of volunteering.

Sandy is survived by her children Cari Tenan, Steven Harkey and his wife Christine, Erin Curran and her husband Gary, Johanna Nagle and her husband Corey all of Bristol; grandchildren William Richter and his wife Athena, Matthew and Samantha Harkey, Timothy and Joshua Curran and Ella Nagle; great-granddaughter Jane Richter; brother Gordon Beals, Jr. and his wife Ruth of Waterford; sister-in-law April Beals of Terryville and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband and parents, Sandy is predeceased by her brother Paul Beals and son-in-law David Tenan.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 from 5PM until 7PM at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Bristol. A funeral home service will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 10AM. Family and friends are welcomed starting at 9:30AM. A burial will follow at Peacedale Cemetery, Bristol.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either Camp Wightman, 207 Coal Pit Hill Rd. Griswold, CT 06351 or Bristol Homecare and Hospice, 145 Queen Street Bristol, CT 06010.

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January 31, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
O'Brien Funeral Home
24 Lincoln Ave.
Bristol, CT 06010

February 1, 2024

10:00 AM to TBD
O'Brien Funeral Home
24 Lincoln Ave.
Bristol, CT 06010


Peacedale Cemetery
217-237 James P. Casey Road
Bristol, CT 06010


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