Sandra Joan Bruglio

January 26, 1942July 25, 2020

Sandra Joan Popovich Bruglio of Port Charlotte, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on July 25, 2020. Sandy was born on January 26, 1942 in Mount Clemons, Michigan to Steven and Dolores Popovich. She graduated from Dominican High School, Detroit, Michigan in 1959. She worked many jobs over the years including Crossing Guard for the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School for 30 years. She also worked for the Farr Law Firm for more than 20 years, retiring nine years ago. Her favorite thing to do was be with her family.

Sandy is survived by her husband of 60 years, Robert Bruglio and three children; Deborah Bruglio, Michelle (Stephen) Flanigan, Robert (Julie) Bruglio, Along with four grandchildren; Haley (Payden) Cherry, Torey (Nathanael) Vargo, Ross Bruglio, Hannah Bruglio. This past February, she was blessed with her first great grandchild, Alice Cherry. Sandy also leaves behind her brother and sister-in-law, Rick and Angela Popovich along with many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Steve and Dolores Popovich and her in-laws, Phil and Marge Bruglio.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 2500 Easy Street, Port Charlotte, Florida on August 12, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Masks are required to enter the church.

Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society.


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Sandra Joan Bruglio

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Tim and Mary Leonard

August 2, 2020

Bob and Julie

Mary and I are sorry for your loss. I did not know your mom personally, however it was very obvious to me that she was a very supportive and very proud or her family.

Beverly Frink

July 31, 2020

I have joyful memories of time spent with your loving family. Your dear mom was always so welcoming and gracious.
Much love to you and yours.

Rick Stefonek

July 28, 2020

I am So saddened to hear this ! Memories go back so far with her that she was family in my mind ! My mom's best friend !
When I was diagnosed with cancer in 2007 Sandy was such a Huge inspiration to me ! Stayed in contact with me thru my treatment and showed me I could get thru it ! She was tough and could fight the fight ! Such a wonderful Woman ! This breaks my heart !
Wish I was there ! Rest in peace Sandy !
My love to you all !