Carol Rena Sleighter
Carol Rena Fausey Sleighter, 79, of Sunbury, passed away at 12:05 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.
She was born July 29, 1940, in the Mary M. Packer Hospital in Sunbury, a daughter of the late George Lawrence and Ruth Helen (Meiser) Fausey. On July 9, 1977, she married George Warren Sleighter who prec eded her in death.
Carol was a 1958 graduate of Sunbury High School and later from the Thompson Business School in 1960.
She worked various jobs until she found a career with the Pennsylvania Department of Education in Harrisburg, where she worked as a secretary, retiring after more than 30 years of service.
Carol was a lifelong member of Grace Lutheran Church, Spruce Street, Sunbury, where she could be found working tirelessly with the children and youth preparing for many musical performances and Christmas plays. She was also a leader of the Leaders Club of Grace Church.
She enjoyed playing piano and teaching her nieces, Tina and Anita and nephew, Dennis, to play. Carol also spent much of her time helping her mother care for her brother Dale. She spent many hours researching the Fausey and Meiser genealogy. She loved gardening and growing flowers in her gardens and also caring for her pets, Taffy, Sadie and Jinx.

Carol is survived by three brothers, Donald, Dale and Lawrence Fausey; two nieces, Tina Lehman and Anita Glickenstein; and two nephews, Dennis and Kevin Fausey.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Darwin Fausey; and her pets; Taffy, Sadie and Jinx.

Relatives and friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Grace Lutheran Church, 120 Spruce St., Sunbury, followed by a celebration of life service at 1, with Pastor Tom Glasoe officiating.
Burial will follow in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Carol's memory may be made to ARC Susquehanna Valley, P.O. Box 892, Sunbury, PA 17801.

Arrangements are by the Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury.
Published on December 3, 2019


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