Sandra Lee Nickerson

June 17, 1939 - January 19, 2022

06/17/1939 - 01/19/2022

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Friday January 21, 2022
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Friday January 21, 2022
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions

Sandra Lee Nickerson, 82, of Wheeling, passed away on January 19, 2022 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home of Wheeling, WV.

She was born on June 17, 1939 to Louis and Alberta (Howel) LePore in Wheeling, WV.

Sandra worked as a Cook for Ohio County Schools Systems. She loved children and volunteered as the President of the Parent Teacher Association of Washington County Schools.

Music was Sandra’s passion; she was a member of the Thursday’s Music Club. She was also a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday School for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Carmel Nickerson, daughter, Brenda Lee Bartlett, great-granddaughter, Emily Lynn Skrzypek, and sister, Lois Nickerson.

Sandra is survived by her husband Harland Nickerson, of 64 years, to whom she married on June 21, 1958, four sons: Bill Nickerson of Wheeling, WV, Jimmy (Michelle) Nickerson of Brandon, FL, Jay (Cary) Nickerson of Brandon, FL; two daughters: Penny Nickerson of Dresden, OH, Cyndee Hennessey of Wheeling, WV, two brothers: James (Nancy) LePore of Colonial Heights, VA, Frank LePore of Richmond, VA; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home 1400 Eoff Street Wheeling, WV 26003 on Friday, January 21, 2022 from 9:00 am until the time of funeral services at 11:00 am with Pastor Paul Shaffer officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Stifel Fine Arts Center at 

Altmeyer Funeral Home – Wheeling Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Nickerson family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Larry O'Brien, Jr.
1 year ago

Deepest condolences

1 year ago

I am blessed to have her in my life. I will miss her smile and her beautiful singing voice. She was such a vibrant lady and always made me laugh. She was a loving grandmother.

Ronna Harto
1 year ago

To The Nickerson Family,
So sorry for your loss of one great lady…RIP Sandy
Love, Ronna, Paul and Felicia Harto

Vickie Nickerson Lilley
1 year ago

I haven’t see you in years I loved you aunt Sandy ,but I had to back away cause the lie Chris told.l remember babysitting for you and uncle Harland when your kids were little.l know your gonna be happy being with Carmel ,Brenda ,and your great granddaughter.The rest of your family.Rest in peace !

Lawrence Jones
1 year ago

Sandy’s Family,
Sandy was a well-respected and loved staff member of OCS. For many kids she was the mom figure in the building and her friendly and accepting manner was infectious. We share in your loss.
H Lawrence (Larry) Jones, EdD.

Rob Nichols
1 year ago

Jay, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I remember her giving us seconds at Park’s cafeteria in our high school days.

Jim & Amy Hinkelman Filler and Deborah Hinkelman
1 year ago

We were saddened to read of Sandy’s passing. You all have our deepest condolences. Sandy was such an integral part of of St. James and later St. Mark. Sunday school and VBS and the choir. You are in our prayers.

Sharece Nickerson
1 year ago

She was the best Great Aunt.
To Dad, she was like another mother.
We are thinking of you all and sending lots of love and prayers. Dallas, Paula, Jesikca, and Sharece Nickerson.

Beverly Carpenter
1 year ago

So sorry to hear of Sandys passing. We were good friends, working together for many years. Harland, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Carolyn "Carrie Schlick" Sacco
1 year ago

So very sorry to read of Sandra’s passing. The LePore family & my family (Schlick) were log-time neighbors in South Wheelig. Lots of good memories.