Sandra “Sam” Neish Martinez, 62, passed away after her struggle with cancer on the 17th of February 2008. She was born to Jack and Josephine Feingold in Chicago, Illinois on January 30, 1946. Sandra was raised in Phoenix and in 1964 married James Russell Neish, who preceded her in death in 1970. She raised their two small children and enjoyed her family and friends. She took great pride in her career in the banking industry and took great pleasure in painting and cooking. Sandra was a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She will be greatly missed by all of those who were touched by her compassion and friendly spirit. She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Jim, and her brother, Richard Feingold. Survivors include: son, Kurt Neish Charlene, daughter, Rene Neish, sister, Charlene Tatz, and two grandchildren, James Russell Neish, and Summer Brown. Funeral Services will be at 3:00 P.M. Thursday, February 21st, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix AZ. 85014.