Sarah J. “Sally” Wilcox, age 94, resident of 27791 Millers Station Road, Cambridge Springs, PA passed away at Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown, PA where she had lived for the past two months on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Born on April 1, 1920 in New Kensington, PA, Sara was a daughter of the late Josiah Charlesworth and Rose McKelvey Charlesworth. She married Ned Wilcox on January 13, 1937 and he preceded her in death on January 13, 1990.
Sarah worked at the Marx Toy Company in Erie from 1947 until 1959. She was a former member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter #114 in Cambridge Springs and was affiliated with the Millers Station United Methodist Church. She enjoyed playing golf at the Riverside Golf Course and spending time with her family, grandchildren, and dogs. She and her husband, Ned, enjoyed living in Pompano Beach, FL for six years before returning to Cambridge Springs in 1972.
Sarah is survived by two sons – Ronald Wilcox and his wife, Jane of Saegertown and James Wilcox and his wife Boni of Cambridge Springs; and a daughter – Rita Rodgers and her husband, Donald of Cambridge Springs; seven grandchildren – Stuart Wilcox and his wife, Janet of Saegertown; Douglas Wilcox and his wife, Laurie of Cambridge Springs; Benjamin Wilcox and his wife, Gerolyn of Easton, PA; Tamara Wilcox of Brockport, NY; Donald J. Rodgers and his wife, Christina of Cambridge Springs; Jeffrey Rodgers and his wife, Deborah of Cambridge Springs; and Kevin Rodgers and his wife, Melissa of Cambridge Springs; and twelve great grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Wednesday, March 18th from 1 – 3 with a funeral service to follow at 3:00 p.m. officiated by Reverend Bryon Switala, pastor of Millers Station United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Millers Station Cemetery.