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Sara K. "Sally" Wolever, 85, of King Street, Northumberland, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia.
She was born Aug. 10, 1932, in Snyder County, a daughter of the late John T. and Grace (Wetzel) Yerger.

Fly High....Our precious Mother/Gram/Nana was the magnet that held our family together. She taught us how to love and she always had a smile. She exuded warmth, compassion and generosity. From the rhubarb pie to mason jars of tea; from the piano she played and sang for us all to the smell of tomatoes growing in her yard....We are so lucky to have had her in our life. We Love You and Will Miss You Every Single Day!

Sally was a graduate of Selinsgrove High School.
She was employed at the Northumberland Middle School cafeteria and retired from JC Penny catalog sales after many years of dedicated service.
Sally was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Northumberland. She volunteered with Meals On Wheels and the American Cancer Society.

Sally enjoyed gardening and taking pictures, especially photos of her family. Her greatest joy came from spending time with her family, most importantly time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by four children, Cathy and James King of Milton, Jan Witmer of Northumberland, Lorie and Rick Longenberger of Drums, Todd Wolever of Selinsgrove; eight grandchildren, Adam and Alex King, Justin Witmer, Tara Lerch, Johnathan and Michael Wolever, Kolby Longenberger and Kyra Dodge; and five great-grandchildren, Connor, Cora, Caleb, Blaine and Elliana; three siblings, Art Yerger of Kratzerville, Doris Ritter of Kissimmee, Rowena Lenig of Selinsgrove. She will be remembered fondly by her longtime companion Frank Gallo of Northumberland.
She was preceded in death by one grandson, Jeremy Miller; and one brother, Bob Yerger.

A memorial service will be at a later date.

Contributions in Sally's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Relay for Life team by Kyra Dodge http://main.acsevents.org/goto/grayawaycancer.

Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King St., Northumberland.
Published on February 6, 2018
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