Sarah M. Lanphere, 78, of W Allegany Ave, Emporium, PA passed away at UPMC Cole Skilled Nursing & Rehab., Coudersport, PA on Tuesday afternoon (January 25, 2022) following a lengthy illness. She was born March 26, 1943 in St. Marys, PA a daughter of the late Joseph H. and Mae Iddings Schweikart.
Sarah was people person and made friends wherever she went. She loved flowers and often times could be found planting in her garden. She was a big animal lover, she took in many stray cats, feeding them, caring for them and obtaining medical attention for them. She had worked many years at Sylvania and nearly twenty years at GKN.
Sarah is survived by two sons, Tom (Valerie) Werstler, Austin; Michael Lanphere, Emporium; one daughter, Christine (Norman) Lucas, Emporium; eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren; brother, Roger Schweikart, St. Marys; sister, Myrtle Baker, Emporium; sister, Nancy Williams, Port Allegany; brother, David Schweikart, Bellevue, NE.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by four grandsons: Taylor Lewis, Sebastian & Leonardo Sabatino, Isaiah Lucas; and a brother, Ronald Schweikart.
There will be No Visitation. Services will be announced at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Cameron County SPCA, 678 South Mountain Rd., Emporium, PA 15834
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