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Sarah "Sally" Catherine (McDowell) Johns

June 1, 1940 ~ October 19, 2020 (age 80)

Obituary

     Sarah “Sally” Catherine (McDowell) Johns, 80, of Leechburg, passed away on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at Kittanning Care Center.  She was born June 1, 1940, in Armstrong County, a daughter of the late Aubrey Dunmire and Agnes (McDowell) Dunmire.  Sally worked as a seamstress for Big River Manufacturing.  She was a member of Brush Valley Brethren Church in Adrian. She enjoyed camping and taking care of her cats. 

     Survivors include her brother, Rich McDowell; nieces: Loretta Claypoole, Christine McDowell and Maria McDowell; nephews: Joseph Claypoole, Aubrey Claypoole, Rick McDowell, Elmer McDowell and Rick Johns; and great-nephews, Freddie Johns and Tyler McGinnis.  Also surviving is the Lide (Gauker) Toy family.  In addition to her mother and stepfather, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson Johns; grandparents, Elmer and Lide Bell Lewis, who raised her; a sister, Linda Knotts and her husband, Dick; six aunts; and six uncles.   

     Friends will be received from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home, 200 S. McKean St., Kittanning.  Additional viewing will be held on Friday at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Sue Foster officiating.  Guests are respectfully asked to wear a mask or face covering and follow all CDC health/safety protocols.
Interment will be in Brush Valley Brethren Church Cemetery in Adrian.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 22, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kittanning-McKean St.
200 South McKean St.
Kittanning, PA 16201

Visitation
Friday
October 23, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Kittanning-McKean St.
200 South McKean St.
Kittanning, PA 16201

Funeral Service
Friday
October 23, 2020

10:00 AM
Kittanning-McKean St.
200 South McKean St.
Kittanning, PA 16201

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