Marilyn “Sandy” Stewart, daughter of Marie Stewart, was born on October 27, 1953 in Queens, New York. She transitioned on August 8, 2021.

Sandy was the second oldest of five brothers and sisters.

Sandy went to William Cullen Bryant High School from September, 1967 through June, 1971. While at Bryant High School she started a cooperative program with the Equitable Life Assurance Program.

After graduation from Bryant High School She continued working for the Equitable Life Assurance Company full time. She was employed with the company from July 1, 1971 until she retired on August 14, 1992. She then began working for the Department of Corrections in Connecticut. She was employed with the Department of Corrections from 1994 until her retirement in 2014.

Sandy enjoyed playing and watching sports. She was part of the Women of Color Social Club. She also did motivational speaking engagements and was very active in the community.

Sandy leaves to cherish her memory, her mother, Marie “Fatsie” Stewart; her uncle, Michael Stewart and his wife Francine Stewart; her two brothers, Donald and Bruce; two sisters, Linda and Deborah; and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Sandy’s life and legacy will be held Monday, August 16, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. A viewing will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Burial will be private. Anyone attending the celebration of life or viewing must adhere to any COVID-19 safety precautions including the wearing of a mask. The celebration of life may be live-streamed via the following link: