Sara Elizabeth  Runkle

Sara Elizabeth Runkle[1]

Female 1911 - 2007  (96 years)

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  • Name Sara Elizabeth Runkle 
    Born 22 Mar 1911  Stewartstown, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Jul 2007  North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Sara E. Bemiss, 96, formerly of South Lake St., North East, passed away Tuesday July 17, 2007 at Heritage House in North East. She was born on March 22, 1911 in Stewartstown, PA a daughter of the late J. Roy and Edna Keesey Runkle.
      She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in North East where she was a Sunday School Teacher for many years. Sara was a graduate of Westchester State Teachers College and prior to her marriage, she taught grades 1 thru 8 in a one room school. She was a member of Shiloh Chapter #153 O.E.S. in North East and was a member and past president of the North East Women's Club.
      Sara was a good wife, mother and enjoyed opening her house to the neighborhood children. She had a great talent for cooking, flower gardening and sewing. She enjoyed poetry and keeping journals on the weather and her daily activities.
      Preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Meryl K. Bemiss on October 31, 2005, two brothers and two sisters. Sara is survived by two sons, Norman Bemiss and his wife Shirley and Gordon Bemiss, all of North East, two daughters, Beverly Walz and her husband Albert of North East and Darlene Kranz and her husband Jose of MD, one brother, Rodney Runkel and his wife Catherine of Stewartstown, PA. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
      Friends will be received at the W. Tad Bowers Funeral Home, Independent Care Group Affiliate, 92 S. Lake St., North East, PA on Thursday from 6:30 to 9 P.M. and are invited to attend funeral services there on Friday at 11 A.M. Rev. Harold Kelley will officiate. Interment will be in North East Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church 25 W. Main St., North East, PA 16428 or to the charity of ones choice.
      Westfield Republican, - May/16/2008
    Buried North East Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I9981  runkle | Kim's branch, Pamela's branch, An unknown Runkle from Germany (I41143) who had sons Caspar (1677-1731) and Martin (c.1682-1757), both of Germany., Bonnie
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2010 

    Father Jesse Roy Runkle,   b. 19 Feb 1889, York County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1975  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Edna Anna Laura Keesey,   b. 02 Mar 1891,   d. 14 Feb 1971  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1910  [1
    Family ID F6230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Meryl Kimball Bemiss,   b. 10 Aug 1910,   d. 31 Oct 2005, North East, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 01 Jun 1936  [1
    Children 
    +1. Beverly Jean Bemiss
    +2. Norman William Bemiss
    +3. Meryl Gordon Bemiss
    +4. Darlene Edna Bemiss
    Family ID F6232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S1] The Runkle Family of York County, Pennsylvania, June Runkle Grove, (June Runkle Grove, November 1999).

    2. [S43] Obituary.

    3. [S41] SSDI, (Social Security Administration).