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Elizabeth Viola Sager, 93, of Danville passed away at 3:18 a.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.
She was born in White Hill, Pa,m on November 3, 1923, to George Franklin and Susan Elizabeth (Fenicle) Hartzell.
She married Merle "Johnnie" Sager Sr. on December 07, 1943, in Yocum Town, Pa.
Elizabeth is survived by three sons, Merle (Linda) Sager Jr., George (Dianna) Sager and William (Brenda) Sager; two daughters, Twyla (Ralph) Gates and Mary Kay (Sam) Hearne; grandchildren, John Tosh, Twyla Sue Tosh, Susan Reid, Jessica Tosh, Brian Sager, Amanda Barney, Jennifer Sager, William Thomas Sager, Nicholas Sager, Andrew Hearne, Samantha Hearne, Jeni Schaefer, Janie Gray, Brianna Snoddy and Brian Gates. She also is survived by several great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Susan Hartzell; her husband, Johnnie; and four brothers, George Hartzell, Elmer Evenger, Charlie Evenger and Abe Hartzell.
Elizabeth was part of the Red Hat Society, she went to TOPS and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. She loved card games and crafts, one of her favorite crafts was crocheting.
Elizabeth was big in volunteering. She volunteered at the Westville School District in the Media Center. When she wasn't crocheting, or volunteering, Elizabeth spent her free time with family and the people she loved. She especially loved her grandchildren and they loved her just as much. She will be deeply missed.
A Celebration of Life Service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 21, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St. in Danville. Officiating will be Pastor Dave Garver and Major Sam Hearne. Burial will be in Potomac Cemetery. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Bethel Baptist Church in Danville. Please join Elizabeth's family in sharing memories, photos, and videos on her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on October 20, 2017
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