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Sara Mae Thiele

December 27, 1924 ~ June 6, 2019 (age 94)


Sara Mae Thiele, 94, of Cabot, passed away on June 6, 2019 at the Concordia Lutheran Ministries.

Born December 27, 1924 in Chicora, PA, she was the daughter of Elias H. Bish and Dora P. Barnhart Bish.

On August 22, 1952, she married Walter Thiele in Chicora.

Sara was a homemaker, was a part-time secretary for AAL and had worked at the former Waddell's Jewery Store in Butler prior to her marriage. She was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Cabot, where she was a member of the Altar Guild, the LWML and the PTA. She enjoyed gardening, canning, flowers and cats.

Surviving are her children, Sally M. (David) Ward of Marysville, OH, Dora Sefton of Saxonburg, Arlene (Chip) Freehling of Saxonburg and Edward (Lorraine) Thiele of Cabot, six grandchildren, Edward (Terence Jones) Sefton of Springfield, OH, Katie Sefton of West Mifflin, Andy Freehling and Bill Freehling of Saxonburg, William Thiele and James Thiele of Cabot.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Walter Thiele, two sisters, Eva Griffin and Doris Lachman, one infant son, William and her son-in-law, Richard Sefton.

Friends will be received on Sunday, June 9, 2019, from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Fox Funeral Home, Inc., Saxonburg, PA.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 10, 2019, 11:00 am at the St. Luke Lutheran Church in Cabot, with Rev. Barry Keurulainen officiating.

Interment will follow in St. Luke Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Luke Lutheran Church or School.

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June 9, 2019

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Fox Funeral Home, Inc.
410 West Main Street, PO Box 305
Saxonburg, PA 16056

Funeral Service
June 10, 2019

11:00 AM

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