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Rosemarie "Sally" (Savage) Laurita

March 20, 1929 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

Rosemarie "Sally" Laurita, age 91, of New Salem, PA passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at her home with her family by her side.

She was born on March 20, 1929 in Menallen Township, PA

Daughter of the late Wilbur and Mary (Rebold) Savage

Sally was a graduate of Uniontown Area High School.

Years ago, she was employed as a part-time teacher's aide at Intermediate Unit One, but most of her life was devoted to being a homemaker, mom , and grandma.  She enjoyed cooking, sewing, playing cards with her card club, but most of all she enjoyed quilting and was proud of her many handmaid quilts.

Sally also loved her evening chats with her special friend, Kathy Reposky.

Sally was a member of St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church of Footedale and also The Christian Mothers.

New Salem American Legion Ladies Auxiliary

She was preceded in death by her husband Roland A. Laurita of 56 years

Infant son:  John Savage

Sons:  Roland L. Laurita and Mark A. Laurita

Sally is survived by her son:  Michael J. Savage

her daughter-in-law:  Regina Laurita

her son Anthony J. Laurita and his wife Kathy

her daughter:  Mariann Turner and husband Bill

She also leaves behind 8 grandchildren:  Michael John Savage (Davina); Roland L. Laurita (Christine); Mario Laurita (Fiance Ashley); Anthony Laurita; Dominic Laurita; William Turner; David Turner (Nicole); Maria Riddell (Kenneth)

12 great-grandchildren:  Holden, Isabella, Gianna, Sadie, Bryson, Ava, Cj, Kenny, Finn, Mason, Elise, and Baby boy Turner due in April.

The family would like to thank the staff of Amedisys Hospice, especially, Staci Miller who brightened her mornings.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in her name to The American Cancer Society or to a charity of your choice.

Friends will be received in The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA on Sunday , January 10th from 2-4 and 6-8PM and on Monday until 9:30AM where a Prayer Service will be held followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM at St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church - Footedale, PA with the Rev. Fr. Marlon Pates as Celebrant.  Interment will follow in Mount Macrina Cemetery.

Pennsylvania Guidelines for COVID-19 and Mask wearing must be adhered to.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
January 10, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Visitation
Sunday
January 10, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Prayer Service
Monday
January 11, 2021

9:30 AM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Funeral Mass
Monday
January 11, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church - Footedale Site
528 Footedale Road
New Salem, PA 15468

Donations

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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