Saturday, July 2, 2022

Sandra J. Carlin, 76

Rushford, NY – Sandra J. Carlin, 76, of 9894 Cream Ridge Road passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022 at home with family by her side. She was born June 19, 1946 in Wellsville the daughter of the late Robert W. and Esther M. (Tait) Costello. 

Sandra was a 1964 graduate of Wellsville High School. She was formerly employed at the Texas Hot and the Pit Stop in Wellsville, Olean General Hospital, and Adelphia Communications. She was a member of the Wellsville Moose Lodge #601. She enjoyed watching the Yankees, the Buffalo Bills, soap operas, westerns, and going to the Casino. She loved her dog Sheba, her cat Sheba, and was an avid reader. 

She is survived by her long time companion, Daniel J. Metzler, a son, Todd Carlin of Daytona, FL, a daughter, Tracy Aldrich of Sylva, NC, four grandchildren, Madison and Mackenzie Carlin, and Adam and Courtney Aldrich, two brothers, Robert M. (Betty) Costello of Wellsville, and William A. Costello of Columbus, OH; four sisters, Carolyn A. Costello of Charleston, SC, Donna J. Baker of Penfield, Barbara J. Jordan, and Cynthia L. Costello, both of Wellsville, as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Gary K. Jordan; and a nephew, Chad M. Jordan.

Friends are invited to call on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00  pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville, 34 W. State Street. The funeral will be Thursday, July 7, at 11:00 am in the funeral home. Please consider memorial donations to the SPCA Serving Allegany County.. To leave online condolences, please visit


  1. Betty, I am so sorry for your loss sending prayers and hugs.

  2. Bob and Betty, I am so sorry for your loss. 💕🙏 - Tina Greenman

  3. Sorry to hear about the loss of Sandy. She was my dear friend and will be greatly missed.

  4. Bill & Linda RoserJuly 3, 2022 at 9:21 PM

    Dear Danny, We were so very sad to hear of the passing of our dear friend Sandy Please know that we are sending our prayers 🙏 and love ❤️ to you and her family and friends We lost an angel here on earth but God has gained her in heaven

  5. To the Costello family, sorry to hear of the passing of Sandy.

  6. So sorry for family and friends. Sandy was a great HS classmate and friend. Gloria Klein (nee Spence)