Sarah Lucille Drechsler

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Sarah Lucille (Waddell) Drechsler, 88, of Westminster, died Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. Born December 21, 1926 in Frederick County, MD, she was the daughter of the late Sherman B. and Emma Stuller Waddell. She was the wife of the late W. Walker Drechsler, Sr., who preceded her on April 16, 2003. She worked on the family farm and orchard until she was married. She was a housewife and mother, who helped her husband with their bus business for 15 years. She also was employed as a bus aide for Carroll County for 1 year. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Elaine L. and Frank J. Sanza, of Plantation, FL; daughter-in-law Trudy A. Drechsler of Westminster; 2 step grandsons and 4 step great grandchildren; siblings Ethel L. Farver of Mt. Airy, Thelma M. Ditman of Westminster, and Leonard L. Waddell of Johnsville; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by son W. Walker Drechsler, Jr. on September 18, 2012; brothers Samuel C. Waddell, Herbert A. Waddell, and James S. Waddell, and sister Louise M. Hughes. She was a former member of Pipe Creek Brick United Methodist Church and a current member of Saint Paul United Methodist Church of New Windsor. The family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, P.A., 412 Washington Rd., Westminster. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11am at the funeral home, with Rev. Shari McCourt of Westminster United Methodist Church officiating. She will be laid to rest in St. Mary's Cemetery in Silver Run. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157. Online condolences may be offered at

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Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 25, 2014
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