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Wendy Jean Steinberg

May 18, 1954 ~ December 30, 2017 (age 63)

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Wendy Jean Steinberg, 63 of Sanford passed away Saturday December 30, 2017. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 Saturday at St Luke United Methodist Church.


Mrs. Steinberg was born in Catskill, NY daughter of the late Lauren Steinberg and Dorothy Johnson Steinberg. Wendy was a member of St Luke United Methodist Church, who loved her family, faith and the mountains. As a lifelong student, some of her accomplishments include a PhD in Educational Psychology, a Masters in Theological Studies, and was currently working towards her Medical Chaplaincy.


Mrs. Steinberg is survived by her husband, Robert Sanford; son Ryan Sanford (Kara) of Raleigh; daughter, Rachel Sanford of Lexington, KY; grandchildren, Canaan and Prim; sisters, Barbara Lapham of VA, and Sherry Gandler of FL.


The family will greet friends following the service in the Ladies Parlor.


Memorial contributions can be made to the Growing Scholarships Fund, Asbury Theological Seminary, 204 N. Lexington Ave, Wilmore, KY 40390-9989.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Asbury Theological Seminary
204 N. Lexington Avenue, Wilmore KY 40390-9899

 Service Information

Memorial Service
January 6, 2018

2:00 PM
St Luke United Methodist Church
2916 Wicker St
Sanford, NC 27330

January 6, 2018

2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Ladies Parlor at St Luke
2916 Wicker Street
Sanford, NC 27330

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