Sarah L. Shirey


Sarah "Sara" L. Shirey, 83, of Grove City, formerly of Stoneboro, passed away on Wednesday (May 15, 2019) at Trinity Living Center.
Sara was born on April 25, 1936, in Grove City to the late Boyd S. and Opal M. Wilcox Christy.
She was a graduate of Stoneboro High School and went on to work at the Mercer Auto Auction as well as for the County Home, now Avalon Springs.
Sara married her husband, Robert Shirey, in 1983. He preceded her in death in 1993.
Sara attended the Sandy Lake Wesleyan Church and enjoyed participating in many church functions. She enjoyed singing at church and hymns on her own.
Sara also enjoyed her meals.
Sara is survived by: her children, Gayle (Madilyn) Elder of Fredonia, Kevin Elder of Tionesta, Jodi (Bobby) Scott of Stoneboro, Polly (Bill) Greggs of Stoneboro and Dory Elder (Ron Gilliland) of Stoneboro; grandchildren, Kinzie, Molly, Hunter, Karlee, Shane, Chad, Chelsea, Casey, Shandi and Garrett; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, John (Dee) Christy of Sandy Lake; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Chirsty of Sandy Lake and Sharon Christy of Grove City; as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Sara was preceded in death by: her brothers, Garth, Boyd Jr. and Larry Christy; and sisters Veda Blair, Faye Todd and Dorcas Welton.

Sarah "Sara" L., 83, of Grove City.
Calling hours: None. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting
Service: Private.
Interment: Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements by BLACK FUNERAL HOMES, Stoneboro and Sandy Lake.
Published on May 15, 2019
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8 posts

Sharon Christy
May 22, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I just heard of this today. I am sure Sarah & Larry are having a visit. Maybe a picnic he loved them and Sarah
May 21, 2019
Sorry for your loss I know how you feel πŸ˜₯
Dave and BobbiJo Blair
May 17, 2019
Our prayers to all .
Let our memories of Aunt Sarah become treasurers along with all who passed before her. Hopefully they are all have a nice picnic.
Dave & Lorie Wilds
May 17, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. Sending Hugs and Prayers πŸ™.to you and your family.
Craig Gothe
May 16, 2019
My sincere condolences.
Jeff & Carla Morris
May 16, 2019
Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family.
Dee Dee Harvey-Siegel
May 16, 2019
So sorry for your loss, she was a wonderful lady, I remember coming to your house as a kid.... Sending healing energy to all πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡
Amy Whenry
May 15, 2019
Spent a lot of time with Sarah in business school where I got very close with her. She was a very sweet and always a good person to me❀️