Sarah Ann Markel, 90, of Watsontown, PA, formerly of Beaver Springs, PA, went home to live with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at Watsontown Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Thursday evening.
She was born in Clearfield, the daughter of the late Wynn and Lola (Spencer) Gearhart. She married William H. Markel on April 18, 1964, in Altoona. He preceded her in death on April 18, 1988.
Mrs. Markel is survived by two sons, William H. Jr. and Wife, Brenda; also Patrick C. and Wife, Lisa; both of Middleburg, PA, and numerous grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, and one sister.
Mrs. Markel was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church of Beaver Springs and graduate of Altoona High School. She was a homemaker and had served as a secretary for WFBM Radio Station.
She enjoyed singing, painting, bowling, and teaching Sunday School.
Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, February 24, 2023, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home, Inc., where at Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. with Pastor Denton Mallonee officiating. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery.