• BROOKS SARAH “SALLY” Age 103, ...

Age 103, of Sewickley, is reunited with her husband, Herbert and son, Theodore who predeceased her in 1982 and 2009. Sarah was born in Rochester on Christmas Day 1914, the daughter of Elmer P. Angel and Sarah Prudence Leech. After leaving her childhood home in Baden, she attended the State Teachers College in Indiana, PA, where she met her future husband. They married in 1938 and made their home in Moon Twp. until moving to Sewickley in 1979 where she made her home and lived independently till her passing. Sally was a tireless advocate of quality public education, first teaching in the Ambridge School District in 1938, and later she enjoyed visiting Brooks Elementary in Moon which was named in honor of her husband, a former superintendent of Moon Schools. She was committed to educating and providing life skills to students with special needs, having been employed by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit at the former Western Hills School. Sally practiced her faith at Stephen's Church in Sewickley and enjoyed the company and support of the many members who continued to visit her in her home. Sally was preceded in death by her husband, Herb; son, Ted; brother, William Angel; and nephew, David Angel. She is survived by her son, Daniel (Loretta) Brooks; grandson, Mark Brooks; his children, Brianna, Marissa, and Clara, all of Sewickley; granddaughter, Beth (Dale) Sanford; their sons, Elijah and Ethan of San Diego, CA; grandson, John (Christine) Brooks; their children, Georgia and John of Groton, MA; daughter-in-law, Lynette Brooks; grandson, Benjamin Brooks of Mt. Lebanon; and granddaughter, Amanda (Matt) Pittner of Olmsted Falls, OH; nephews, William, John, and James Angel. Interment private. Announcement by COPELAND'S OF SEWICKLEY. Memorial donations may be made in her name to the People Helper's Ministry at St. Stephen's Church, 405 Frederick Ave., Sewickley, PA 15143.
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PostedFebruary 25, 2018