Sara E. “Sally” Brantlinger Cyphert, 86, of Blairsville, PA died on Saturday, February 22, 2003 in the Green Oaks Personal Care Home, Black Lick, PA.
She was born September 23, 1916 in Blairsville, PA, the daughter of Frank H. and Minnie Findley Brantlinger.
Mrs. Cyphert lived her entire life in Blairsville where she was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Bushy Run Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists, Blairsville Chapter #166 Order of the Eastern Star and the Huguenot Society.
She was a Blairsville High School graduate and prior to her retirement she worked for the Commonwealth of PA at Torrance State Hospital.
She is survived by an extended family of nieces, nephews, neighbors and caregivers who fondly remember “Aunt Sally” for her generous spirit, acts of kindness, blue eyes and friendly smile.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Francis J. Cyphert, whom she married in 1947 and who died in 1995; five brothers, Don F., Ben M., Herbert P., William W., Fred H. and two sisters, Jane Fetzer and Peg Cohen.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. at the Shoemaker Funeral Home, Inc., 49 N. Walnut St., Blairsville, PA. Services will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Dean E. Byrom officiating.
Interment will be in the Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 50 S. Walnut St., Blairsville, PA. 15717
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