Roof, 69, of Springfield, died at 8:57 am, Monday, February 3, 2014, at her home. She was born June 19, 1944 in Springfield, to Robert E. and Helen Hood Gaffigan.
She is survived by seven sons, Robert Roof of Richland, MS, Ronald Roof of Ladd, IL, Shaun Roof of Williamsville, William Roof, Michael Roof, Patrick Roof and Joshua Roof all of Springfield: fourteen grandchildren; four great grandchildren; eight nieces and seven nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Gerald Lee Roof; sister, Elizabeth Gaffigan Jennings and brother-in-law, George E. Jennings.
Sandra was of the Catholic Faith. She resided in Springfield all her life and was a graduate of Ursuline Academy. She worked as a bartender for several local establishments and retired from Two Brothers Lounge. She was a sports fan, especially the Chicago Cubs.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass: 10 am, Friday, February 7, 2014 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Reverend Jeff Grant officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family at 950 S. Lincoln Ave. #2, Springfield, IL 62704.