Sandra “Sandy” Martha Ralston, age 73, of Jamestown passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 31, 2020 in UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. She was born in Greenville on July 8, 1946 to the late Harold “Pete” and Ruth (Sherbondy) Hamilton.

On February 22, 1969 Sandy married William “Bill” Ralston, he survives. She was employed by Lean's Bakery in Greenville, she was a nurse's aide at St. Paul's Senior Living Community, Target Stamp Products in Andover, OH, and Miller's Nursing Home in Andover, OH.

In addition to her husband ; she is survived by three children, Wendy (Steve) Merrill of Sharon, Todd Ralston of Greenville, Timothy (Tania) Ralston of Greenville; four grandsons, Aaron, Ryan, Jason, and Cameron; a brother, Charles Hamilton of Greenville; many sister and brother-in-laws, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sister, Ruth Ann Beninghoff and Nancy McClellan, two brother-in-laws, David Beninghoff and Ron McClellan, and two nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date and at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown.



  1. Trina Pudliner Trina Pudliner
    April 3, 2020    

    Wendy and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs!!

  2. Evelyn and Hershel Spencer Evelyn and Hershel Spencer
    April 3, 2020    

    I am so sorry Bill and family , your sister JANET, for your loss. I new Sandy for a long time, we use to work to gather and had a lot fun. . We would come and go to each others places. We use to live by the Deer Park, now in South Carolina.
    Bill I use to know your family. Sandy was always a kind and caring person to be around.

  3. Bev Swope Bev Swope
    April 4, 2020    

    Sorry for your loss. Sandy was a very funny loving person. Her grandkids will surely miss her.
    Take care and my prayers are with you all.

  4. Anonymous Anonymous
    April 4, 2020    

    Bill and family we are so sorry for you loss. Sandy was a good friend who could always make us laugh. God Bless John & Marianne

  5. Brenda Brenda
    April 6, 2020    

    So sorry Bill,
    Sandi was a special friend,was really close in school,life has a way of separating people.
    We talked on the phone once in awhile and if we ran into each other at Walmart…….sometimesI would hear…..hay Mitch
    She was loved and will be missed by her family and friends.

  6. kimberly M martin kimberly M martin
    February 24, 2021    

    Wow, what can I say, I had worked with your mom. I’m so very sorry for you kids. She was such a blessing. We had so much fun working together. My heart goes out. To you and your dad.

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