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Sarah J. "Sally" Moate

December 6, 1949 ~ February 15, 2019 (age 69)


Sarah J. “Sally” Moate, 69, of 372 Bark Shanty Road, Austin, PA passed away on Friday (February 15th, 2019) at UPMC Cole, Coudersport, PA surrounded by her loving family. A lifelong resident of Austin, PA she was born on December 6th, 1949 in Port Allegany, PA, she was the daughter of Woodrow and Norma Lentz. Sally married Art Moate on March 14th, 1986 in the First Baptist Church of Emporium, who survives.

Sally graduated from Austin High School in 1968. She retired from Emporium Specialties where she worked for many years. After retirement, she continued her practice as a cosmetologist. She was a member of the Austin United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, her dachshund dogs and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

In addition to her husband Art she is survived by her daughter, Carrie (Dave) Burgett of Emporium; son, Bryan (Amanda) Moate of Austin; daughter, Angela (Bob) Zawatski of Austin; son, Justin (Erica Simms) Moate of Austin; seven grandchildren: Sarah (Vince), Charlotte, Chloe, Miles, Elizabeth, McKenzey Jo and Carrie; two sisters, Patty (Jack) Payne of Port Allegany and Ruby (Al) Stahl of Austin; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. 4th St., Emporium, PA on Wednesday (February 20, 2019) from 4-7 PM. Funeral Service will be held at the Austin United Methodist Church, 26 Turner Street, Austin, PA on Thursday (February 21, 2019) at 11:00 AM with Pastor Steven Small, officiating. Burial will be at the Mix Run Cemetery, Driftwood, PA.

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February 20, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Barnett Funeral Home
207 E. 4th St.
Emporium, PA 15834

Funeral Service
February 21, 2019

11:00 AM
Austin United Methodist Church
26 Turner St.
Austin, PA 16720

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