Cynthia “Cindy” Ann Sandel

September 6, 1954 - January 29, 2024

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Cynthia "Cindy" Ann Sandel, 69, of Florence, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2024. She was a retired nanny and member of St. Benedict Parish. Cindy was a graduate of Holy Cross High School and a member of the Bunko Girls. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Cindy was preceded in death by her parents: Milton and Christine Gillespie. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years: Richie Sandel; daughters: Kelli (Josh) McDowell and Rachel Sandel; brothers: Richard Gillespie and David (Tammy) Gillespie; grandchildren: Allie Sandel and Luke McDowell and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will take place at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, 11 East Southern Avenue, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015 on Saturday, February 3, 2024 from 10:00 AM until the Catholic Prayer Service at 12:00 PM (Noon). Memorials are suggested to: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Neurology, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at


Judi Myers - Feb 13, 2024
My heart breaks for you all. You’ve lost a wonderful woman. God Bless you all.
Michele Mefford - Feb 3, 2024
Rachel, I was so sorry to hear about your Mom, Cindy. She is a great person and will be so missed by all
Jeff Walz - Feb 3, 2024
Dave and Richie, I’m sorry to hear about your loss. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers!!
Karen Santi - Feb 2, 2024
Richie and family I am so exceedingly sorry for your tremendous loss. There will never be a day that was as good as when she was with you, but there will be much better days than today. Find strength and happiness within each other for that is what she would have wanted you to do.
Jeanie Halenkamp - Jan 31, 2024
Richie, Kelly, and Rachel, we are so sorry for your loss. Cindy will be missed by her many friends, especially our Bunco group. May she rest in peace.
Donald Turner - Jan 30, 2024
Sorry to hear about Cindy passing away. My Condolences, Sympathies, and Prayers are with Cindy’s Husband Richie and her Daughters Kelli, and Rachel and her Grandchildren, and her Brothers Richard and David and the rest of their families.🙏🙏
Katie Weber - Jan 30, 2024
Richie and family, I was shocked to learn of Cindy’s passing. Ken and I have all of you in our prayers. Heaven has a new angel!

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