Elizabeth M. Sachleben

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Elizabeth M. Sachleben, 99, former Ashland and Girardville resident, passed away peacefully Wednesday at Shenandoah Manor Nursing Center.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late William and Katherine Bossert Degen.

She had been employed as the clerk for the former Youskitis Plumbing Co., later Wayne Plumbing, Ashland, until her retirement.

She was a member of the former St. Joseph Catholic Church, Girardville. She was a 50-year member of the Girardville American Legion Post 309 Auxiliary, where she held all offices, member of Schuylkill County American Legion Auxiliary, where she also held all offices, member of the 8 & 40 club and also a member of the Girardville Good Times Club. She joined the Frackville American Legion Auxiliary after the Girardville Legion Auxiliary disbanded.

The last member of her immediate family, she was preceded in death by her four brothers and two sisters, Henry, Charles, John, Thomas, Helen and Margaret Degen.

Elizabeth is survived by three sons, Raymond and his wife, Arlene Sachleben, Ringtown, William and his wife, Ann Marie Sachleben, Shenandoah, and Thomas and his wife, Brenda Sachleben, Girardville; her three daughters, Kathleen, wife of Ed Schafer, Philadelphia, Patricia David, Mahanoy Plane, and Mary Ambrose, Girardville; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Girardville, Sacred Worship Center of St. Charles Borromeo Parish with the Rev. Brian Miller as the celebrant. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fountain Springs. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of Mass Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions in Elizabeth's name be made to the Girardville Good Times Club, c/o of Todd Selgrade, 1 Powder Mill Road, Girardville, PA 17935. Sign the guest book, leave personal condolences and for further information, please visit www.thomasmsullivanfuneralhome.com. Thomas M. Sullivan Funeral Home, Girardville, Timothy M. Sullivan, supervisor, is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Republican & Herald on Jan. 11, 2019