Sandra J. Jendrzewski Aiello, 78, of Hamden, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  Sandra was born in New Haven on September 13, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Edward and June Swank Jendrzewski.   She attended the former Quinnipiac College.  A loving mother, she had worked for Universal Wire of North Haven and later for the Dapsco Inc. of North Haven until her retirement.  Sandra was a member of the Hamden Elks Lodge #2224 and its bocce league.  She was an avid bowler, loved traveling to see family, loved the beach and the ocean but most of all she adored her sons and grandchildren whom she loved unconditionally.  Mother of Mark Aiello (Joyce) and Gregory Aiello.  Grandma of Camille Aiello, Collin Aiello, Cassie Aiello, Julia       Moore-Aiello and Gianna Fiorillo-Aiello.  Sister of Lavone Rippeon, Edward E. Jendrzewski (Jenny L.), Patricia Longley, Denise Bradley, Karen Lake, Sherree Verderame (Jeffrey) and the late Francis Jendrzewski. Also survived by uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces and cousins.  Predeceased by her partner of many years, Stanley Backiel.

Family and friends may call on Saturday morning from 8:30 to 10:30 at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church.  Entombment will follow in the All Saints Mausoleum.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc. 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT  06405.