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“My Condolences to the Sands family may you find peace in knowing Irving is resting in the arms of God. Irving would walk in the room and his bubbly...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Prince Ronnie Love aka Magic - GA

“Irving Sands was my friends and I loved him as if he was my Brother by blood. This man had the kindest heart you would ever meet in a individual....Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Derek Lee - Atlanta, GA - Friend

“We extend our most sincere condolences to the Sands family concerning the loss of Irving. We are lifting you to The LORD in prayer for His comfort to...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Joe Jackson - Alpharetta, GA

“Look to the hills for forwith cometh your help. Your help cometh from the Lord. Your family in our prayers. LHP 4-LIFE ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: TEASLEY - WATERBURY, CT

“My deepest condolences to the Sands family. Ronnie & I are praying for your strength in GOD.Love You Always Mr.& Mrs. Ronnie Davis ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Pamela Davis - WATERBURY, CT


Mr. Irving J. Sands, 59, of Center Street, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital.

Mr. Sands was born May 10, 1957 in Waterbury a son of the late John Pope and Claudine Sands.

Mr. Sands was educated in the Waterbury public school system and was a 1975 graduate from W.F. Kaynor Technical High School. While in school, he participated in track and basketball. Irving continued his education obtaining a BS in Business Administration at Shaw University in Raleigh, NC. He resided in Atlanta, GA for many years before returning back to Waterbury where he resided until his passing. Irving enjoyed listening to jazz music, writing poetry and spending time with his family and friends. He will always be remembered for his voice, loud laughter and his favorite saying "what you know good".

Irving leaves to cherish his memory, one brother; Cornelius Sands of Waterbury, five sisters; Carla Montaque of Oakville, Tajuana Sands, Claudette Sands, Bernadette Sands and Selicia Sands all of Waterbury, several nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. He was predeceased by one brother, Nathaniel Pope, three sisters; Shirley Davis, Betty Alexander and Marion Darden.