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Sara Elizabeth (Sally) Detar

June 9, 1925 ~ February 14, 2018 (age 92)
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     Sara Elizabeth “Sally” Detar, age 92, of Falls Creek and formerly or Pittsburgh and Lamartine, passed away early Wednesday morning, February 14, 2018 at Christ the King Manor in DuBois.

      Born June 9, 1925 in Lamartine, Clarion County, she was the daughter of the late Guy A. and Mabel F. Rhoads Detar.

     Sally was a graduate of The Shady Side Hospital School of Nursing.  She lived and worked in Pittsburgh, retiring in 1991.

    She was a member of the Mount Lebanon Lutheran Church in Pittsburgh and was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

     Sally loved to travel.

     Survivors include her brother, Richard M. Detar and his wife, Louisa, of Falls Creek and numerous nieces and nephews.

     In addition to her parents, Sally was preceded in death by a brother, Vaughn A. Detar and his wife, Mary Joan “Kitty” Detar.

     At Sally’s request, there will be no calling hour.

     Private funeral services will be held at the William N. Rupert Mortuary, Inc. in Knox and officiated by Reverend Karen Parsh, pastor of the Salem Lutheran Church.

    Interment will take place in the Salem Lutheran Cemetery in Salem Township, Clarion County.

     Memorial contributions may be made in the name of Sara E. Detar to the Salem Lutheran Church, PO Box 82, Lamartine, PA  16375

     Online condolences may be sent to Sally’s family at

Donations may be made to:

Salem Lutheran Church
P.O. Box 82, Lamartine PA 16375

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