Born on November 18, 1938, in Hudson Falls, he was the daughter of the late Donald and Gladys (Wells) Juckett.
Sandra received her bachelor’s in secondary education from Albany State. She taught school until she began to raise her family. In later years, she returned to the school system and started working in the administrative office, and ended her career as a secretary at Maple Street School.
Her husband, Gary Benson passed away on July 19, 2014, after 53 years of marriage.
Sandra was a member of the United Methodist Church, she was very active in the United Methodist Woman, served as church treasure for many years, and was active in all aspects of church life.
Survivors include, her children, Jeffrey Benson and his wife, Holly of Durkeetown, Stacey Benson Doty and her husband, Rick of Fort Edward, and Lori Benson of Fort Edward; her grandchildren, Sara Morgan Pulver, Jasmine Doty, Ethan Doty, and Molly Doty; her two brothers, Donald Juckett and his wife, Rosemary of Springfield, VA, and Lynn Juckett and his wife, Karen of Little Rock, AR; a sister in law, Donna Keck of Athol; her very close cousin, Carolyn Dorrance of South Glens Falls; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc. located at 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Hudson Falls United Methodist Church at 227 Main Street, with the Reverend Derek Hansen, officiating.
The burial will take place later in the spring at Moss Street Cemetery.
Donations in Sandra’s name may be made out to St. Jude’s, 2 Pine West Plaza #202, Albany, NY 12205; or the Hudson Falls United Methodist Church Skye Farm Campership Fund, 227 Main St., Hudson Falls, NY 12839; or Fort Edward Rescue Squad, Inc., P.O. Box 226, Fort Edward, NY 12828.