Sandra (Stemp) Montjar

September 9, 1944 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 76)


Sandra Montjar, 76, of Ligonier, Westmoreland County, died Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at her home.

Sandra was born in Pittsburgh on June 9, 1944.  She was the daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth Gibson Stemp.

Sandi was a 1962 graduate of Baldwin High School.  She enjoyed cooking, birdwatching, tending to her beautiful gardens, walking on trails, and most especially the company of her dogs.  Sandi was an avid Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers fan.  Later in life, she decided to pursue a career in nursing and earned a BSN from St. Francis School of Nursing and had been employed at various hospitals and homecare agencies.

Sandi is survived by three children, Tammy Frech Arnold and her husband, Christopher, of Karns City, Jim Carradine and his wife, Kim, and Scott Carradine, all of West Mifflin; five grandchildren, Kevin Frech of Philadelphia, Alex Carradine of Colorado, Marissa, Jacob, and Louis Carradine, all of Pittsburgh; two brothers, Richard Stemp and his wife, Geri, of Macungie and Gary Stemp and his wife, Terry, of Germantown, OH; three nephews and a number of cousins.

Donations in Sandi’s memory be made to your favorite rails to trails organization or Phipps Conservatory at 

Private funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City.  Online condolences may be sent by visiting


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