Meadville Tribune

Obituaries (Archives)

October 27, 2013

Sarah M. DeWoody

SAEGERTOWN — Sarah M. DeWoody, 78, of 21465 Grange Center Road, Saegertown, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Meadville Medical Center.

Sarah was born in Saegertown, on January 18, 1935, a daughter of the late Nellis E. and Ruth L. (Sheakley) Leonheart.

On July 1, 1954 Sarah married Ronald R. DeWoody; he survives.

She was of the Protestant Faith.

In 1994, Sarah retired from Fostermation where she had worked in Production. In her earlier years, she had been employed by GTI of Saegertown, and the former Talon, Inc. of Meadville.

She was a 1952 graduate of Saegertown High School.

Sarah was a member of Saegertown American Legion Post #205. She enjoyed playing BINGO but her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her heart. When they were young, she loved to babysit them and when they were older, she loved to attend all of their sporting, 4-H, musical and school activities.

In addition to her husband, Ronald, of 59 years, Sarah is survived by four children Dave R. DeWoody and his wife, Cindy S., of Saegertown, Rona M. Johnson and her husband, David R., of Meadville, Carl E. DeWoody and his wife, Mary K., of Saegertown, and Rita M. Yurcak and her husband, Michael, of Cambridge Springs; 10 grandchildren, Lori Connick and her companion, Jeff Brooks, Julie Moses and her husband, Manny, Jeremy DeWoody and his companion, Lindsay Goldsmith, Kevin R. Johnson and his wife, Holly, Eric D. Johnson and his wife, Michele, Joseph DeWoody, Amy DeWoody, Heather Wheeler and her husband, Brad, Donell Smiley and her husband, George, and Nicole Beck and her husband, Jake; 19 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mollie Gregg of North Carolina and Betty Bartholomew of California; a brother, Ike Leonheart of Saegertown; a sister-in-law, Joan Leonheart of Meadville; numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by two brothers, Bert Leonheart and Frank Leonheart; and a sister, Mary George.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 330 Broad St., Saegertown, where funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. with Pastor Sherman Skeens of Carmel Baptist Church officiating.

Interment will take place in Rundeltown Cemetery, Conneautville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute, 16792 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the 3rd North staff of Meadville Medical Center as well as Saegertown Volunteer Fire Department for their service, dedication and fine care that was provided to the family.

Share your condolences at .miznerfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries (Archives)
  • Beatrice C. Deane

    Beatrice C. Deane, 85, of Rolling Fields, Conneautville, and formerly of Meadville and Titusville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.

    April 23, 2014

  • Richard Lee Dietz

    Richard Lee Dietz, 59, of Saegertown, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center.

    April 23, 2014

  • Karl M. Myers

    Karl M. Myers, formerly of Meadville, passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014, at Snyder Memorial Health Care Center, Marienville.

    April 23, 2014

  • Richard (Dick) Lee Brown

    Richard (Dick) Lee Brown was born in Meadville to Frank and Betty on Jan. 15, 1947. Dick departed this life at the age of 66 on Monday, April 21, 2014, to join Jesus Christ his Savior. He died at home in Peterstown, W.Va., after a long decline in health due to diabetes.

    April 23, 2014

  • George William Wolfe

    George William Wolfe of Rogers, Ark., passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at age 90. He was born in Evansville, Ind., on Jan. 30, 1924, a son of the late George F. Wolfe and Gizela C. Wolfe.

    April 23, 2014

  • James R. Zakostelecky

    James R. Zakostelecky, 66, of Conneautville, died peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Marquette Hospice House. He was born April 8, 1948, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late James E. Zakostelecky and Lucy A. Godinich Zakostelecky. He graduated from Linesville Conneaut Summit High School in 1966 and married Rebecca Moyer in 1969.

    April 23, 2014

  • Henry Vernier

    Henry Vernier, 90, of Meadville, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, after a short illness.

    April 23, 2014

  • Charles D. Burkett

    Charles D. Burkett, 66, of 852 Market St., Meadville, passed away at home on Thursday, April 17, 2014, of natural causes.

    April 22, 2014

  • Michael Solomon

    Michael Solomon of West Homestead passed away peacefully at his home on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at the age of 87. He was surrounded by his wife and family.

    April 22, 2014

  • Richard Lee Dietz

    Richard Lee Dietz, 59, of Saegertown, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center.

    April 22, 2014

  • Darwin C. Williams

     Darwin C. Williams, 84, of Conneaut Lake passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at his residence.

    April 22, 2014

  • James F. Simmons

    James F. Simmons, 89, formerly of Saegertown and Randolph Street, Meadville, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Meadville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

    April 22, 2014

  • Glenn Stanley Maxwell

    Glenn Stanley Maxwell, 94, of Franklin, Ohio, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at his residence. He was born in Meadville on July 17, 1919, to the late Glenn and Florence Curry Maxwell.

    April 22, 2014

  • Ronald D. King

    Ronald D. King, 67, of Erie, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born Sept. 5, 1946, in Erie, a son of the late Carl and Dorothy Marshall King.

    April 22, 2014

  • James R. Zakostelecky

    James R. Zakostelecky, 66, of Conneautville, died peacefully Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Marquette Hospice House. He was born April 8, 1948, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late James E. Zakostelecky and Lucy A. Godinich. He graduated from Linesville Conneaut Summit high school in 1966 and married Rebecca Moyer in 1969.

    April 22, 2014

  • Darwin C. Williams

    April 20, 2014

  • James R. Zakostelecky

    April 20, 2014

  • Elery Leroy Smith

    Elery Leroy Smith, 86, of Guys Mills, died Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Marquette Hospice House, Meadville.

    April 20, 2014

  • Roy Donald Ferris

    Roy Donald Ferris, 86, a resident of 23773 Mackey Hill Road, Cambridge Springs, passed away at his home on Sunday, April 20, 2014, of a short illness following a two-year battle with cancer.

    April 20, 2014

  • Joseph Walter Clark

    Joseph Walter Clark, 13, of Meadville (Vernon Township), died at home Friday, April 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.

    April 19, 2014