Sara McCool

Sara E. McCool

1923 - 2011

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Obituary of Sara E. McCool

Sara E. "Betty" McCool, 87, of State College, died Saturday, February 12, 2011, at Centre Crest Nursing Home, Bellefonte.

Born August 13, 1923, in Altoona, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary Burns Heinbaugh. On March 4, 1942, she married Lester Leroy McCool, Sr., who predeceased her.

She is survived by three children, Lester L. McCool, Jr., and his wife, Anne, of Daphne, Alabama, David J. McCool and his wife, Judy, of West Chester, and Cynthia DePue and her husband, Kim, of Lehighton; a sister, Mary Keller of Akron, Ohio; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Sara was a graduate of Altoona High School. She was a cafeteria worker for Penn State for many years. Previously she worked at the Park Forest Junior High School cafeteria.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Karen Urbanski officiating.

Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Altoona.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 109 S. McAllister St., State College, PA 16801

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