Sandra Darney, 72

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Sandra E. Darney, 72, of Hopkinton, passed away at her home on Friday, January 31, 2014. Born in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Veronica (Yegian) and Stephen Demerjian. She was the wife of the late Frederick B. Darney who died on July 11, 2012.

Sandra grew up in Milford where she was a graduate of Milford High School. She attended Anna Maria College and graduated with a degree in Education. Her teaching career began in Milford before she spent more than twenty years as a 6th grade teacher in Hopkinton. Receiving the William Spratt Award for Outstanding Massachusetts Social Studies Teacher of the Year was a true testament to her excellence as an educator. Following Sandra's retirement, she delighted in spending time with her grandchildren, who were her light and joy. She enjoyed spending summers at her home on Cape Cod.

She is survived by her children, Stephen C. Darney and his wife Kathy of Thomaston, Maine and their children Kalen and Stephen Conor and Sarah Fox and her husband Philip of Franklin and their children William and Anya. She also leaves a brother, Richard Demerjian of Marston Mills.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 6th from 4-7p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at St. John the Evangelist Church in Hopkinton. Interment services at Bourne National Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Friends of the Hopkinton Seniors, 28 Mayhew St. Hopkinton, MA 01748