LUCY BELLE SAPHORE
Lucy Belle Saphore, 83, of Carlisle, died Wednesday, November 6, 2013 in the Carlisle Regional Medical Center.
Born June 12, 1930 in Gore, Oklahoma, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Ethel (Skinner) Rodgers.
Mrs. Saphore was retired from Erie Murata, Carlisle. She was a member of the Carlisle Church of Christ.
Lucy was a graduate of Central High School, Muskogee, Ok.
She was a co-owner, along with her husband of Dan Saphore Stained Glass, Carlisle. She and her husband were avid Civil War re-enactors.
Mrs. Saphore enjoyed painting, sewing, knitting, reading the Bible and raising children. She was her husband’s partner in all things.
She was preceded in death by a son: Daniel Saphore, III, a sister: Missouri, brothers William S., Clifford, John and Ira James Rodgers and a sister: Ellen Muir.
Surviving are her husband of 65 years: Daniel W. Saphore, Jr.,; a son: James (and wife Malia) Saphore of Plainfield; a daughter: Angila (Thomas) Brownawell of Carlisle; daughter in law Judy (and husband Neil) Austin of Carlisle; a sister: Gertie “Jackie” Rodgers of Gore, Ok; grandchildren: Seth McCullough, Colia Saphore, Erin Saphore, Jeremy Saphore, Shawn Myers and Gina Widmer; step grandchildren: Jason Brownawell (and wife Kylee) and Crystal Hall (and husband Todd); great grandchildren: Rylee Hall, Logan Saphore, Cody, Daniel and Nicholas Myers and Matthew Widmer.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 12:00 Noon from the Carlisle Church of Christ, 971 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, with Minister Tony Tarole officiating. Burial will be in Ashland Cemetery, Carlisle. Viewing will be at the church on Monday from 10:00 A. M. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Library Fund of her church, 971 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, Pa 17015
Ronan Funeral Home, Carlisle, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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