Sarah E. DaVare, 95

Sarah E. DaVare, 95, of Ellwood City passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 at Northview Estates.

Born January 23, 1926 in Mill Run, PA, she was the daughter of the late John P. and Nora Hart Dahl. She was married to Victor L. DaVare. He died on March 8, 1987.

Sarah was a member of the Holy Redemeer Church. She was a simple and devoted housewife who enjoyed cooking, cleaning, and taking care of her children.

Survivors include daughter, Vicky (Michael) Contrucci of Ellwood City; son, Mark (Cindy Durf) DaVare of Ellwood City; four granddaughters, Jennifer (Jim) Tretinik, Jessica (Justin) McConnell, Courtney DaVare, and Brandy; two grandsons, Derick DaVare and Drake DaVare; seven great granchildren, Jaden, Jarett, Jude, Charlotte, Evelyn, Zoey, and Luke.

The youngest and last of her family, Sarah was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and eight siblings.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday March 20, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Holy Redeemer Church.

Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Holy Redeemer Food Bank.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.

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6 thoughts on “Sarah E. DaVare, 95

  1. Vicky and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom, grandmother and great grandmother. I have so many memories of times growing up with Mr. and Mrs. DaVare. How lucky I was to spend so many sleep overs at their house on Crescent Ave. My prayers and love are with you. I am sorry that I cannot attend the funeral mass, as we are in Florida until April.
    Esther Panella-Pla

  2. Vicky, Mike and Family,
    Please, accept our condolences on Sally’s passing. We only knew her briefly when we lived in Ellwood but she was always full of fun and a class lady. Living in Ellwood was a highlight of our life and Sally was one of the most beautiful stars we had the pleasure to meet. God bless to all and may Sally rest in peace.
    Your friends with love,
    Cookie and Jack Jones

  3. Vicky, Mike and Family,
    Deepest condolences on the loss of your Mom, grandmother and great grandma. Our prayers are with you during this time.
    Ray and Colleen Yaro

  4. Vicki , Mike and family – so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
    The Mailelli Family

  5. Vicky, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I have fond memories of her when we were in nursing school together. She always had the best smile! May you and your family find peace in your memories!

  6. Mark, So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. She was a very sweet person and always made me laugh. May she rest in peace and may God be with you and your family in this time of sorrow.

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