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Wilder Funeral Home

4890 South Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL

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Henry John "Jack" Sandlas III

July 1, 1929January 16, 2020

Henry John “Jack” Sandlas III, 90, of Homosassa, FL, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Arbor Trail Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Inverness, FL. A native of Randallstown, MD, he was born July 1, 1929 to Henry Jr. and Evelyn (White) Sandlas, one of three children. Jack, as he was known to many, earned a Bachelor’s Degree in poultry husbandry and agriculture from the University of Maryland, where he was also a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. His education led him to a decades-long career in commercial egg production. He and his beloved wife of 69 years, the former Marian C. Cronin, owned and operated a small farm in rural Maryland before moving to the Catskills in upstate New York, where they established HHF farms in North Branch, NY. Jack and Marian moved to Homosassa 25 years ago from North Branch and were long time members of First United Methodist Church of Homosassa and both Sugarmill and Southern Woods Country Clubs. Jack loved fishing and golf and was also a faithful and devoted fan of Maryland Terrapins football. In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Al Bohn. Mr. Sandlas is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Marian C. Sandlas of Homosassa, FL; son Henry J. Sandlas IV (wife Cheryl) of Lake Worth, FL; son Robert F. Sandlas (wife Pamela) of Angelica, NY; son James B. Sandlas (wife Valerie) of Seneca Falls, NY; siblings Richard Sandlas and Jane Bohn, both of Ronan, MT; six grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and one more great grandchild due to be born in February. A memorial service will be held on Sat., Jan. 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM from the First United Methodist Church of Homosassa with Rev. Chris Kirk officiating. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, FL. www.wilderfuneral.com

  • FAMILY

  • Henry J. Sandlas Jr., Father (deceased)
  • Evelyn White, Mother (deceased)
  • Al Bohn, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Marian C. Sandlas, Beloved wife of 69 years, Homosassa, FL
  • Henry J. Sandlas IV (Cheryl), Son of Lake Worth, FL
  • Robert F. Sandlas (Pamela), Son of Angelica, NY
  • James B. Sandlas (Valerie), Son of Seneca Falls, NY
  • Richard Sandlas, Brother of Ronan, MT
  • Jane Bohn, Sister of Ronan, MT
  • Jack is also survived by six grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one more great grandchild due to be born in February.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 25, 2020

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Tom & Veronica Gunderman

January 20, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to Marian and her family.

Jack was a wonderful person to know and to be a part of the University of Maryland Terrapins as were we.

He was one great Terp and we will always remember him with great fondness.

Tom & Veronica Gunderman

Tom & Veronica Gunderman

January 20, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to Marian and her family.

Jack was a wonderful person to know and to be a part of the University of Maryland Terrapins as were we.

He was one great Terp and we will always remember him with great fondness.

Tom & Veronica Gunderman

Richard Sandlas

January 17, 2020

I never got to meet my uncle Jack, (that I recall,) but always wanted to and like all Sandlas's I was told he was a great man and larger than life. RIP Sir!

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FROM THE FAMILY