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Sara “Sally” Lowe Benedict  

Sara “Sally” Lowe Benedict

September 15, 1926 – November 22, 2013

Sara “Sally” Lowe Benedict, age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2013, after complications from a stroke. She bravely struggled for more than three months to recuperate.
She was born the daughter of the late Harry Lowe and Ruth McNally Lowe, in Lancaster, PA, on September 15, 1926. Sally was a longtime member of Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church. She was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother and enjoyed gardening, painting, reading, and doing crossword puzzles. Sally also spent much of her time knitting, crocheting, and sewing. She assisted her husband with their Charles Chip business for many years. Sally was beautiful inside and out with a kind and gentle manner. Spending time with her family brought her the greatest joy. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Sally is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Robert B. Benedict; daughters and son-in-laws, Staci Truitt and husband, Wayne of Newark, DE, Peggy McFarland of Jefferson, ME, and Robin Jacyshyn and husband, Joe of Wilmington, DE; 6 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren who she dearly loved; and brothers, Harry Lowe and his wife, Jean of Marietta, PA and Bob Lowe of Lancaster, PA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Effie Musser.
A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am Monday, December 2, 2013, at Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church, 1100 West Church Road, Newark, where visitation will begin at 10 am until the time of service. Interment will be at 10 am on Tuesday, December 3rd at the Groffdale Mennonite Cemetery in Leola, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Head of Christiana Presbyterian Church, 1100 West Church Road, Newark, DE 19711.

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  1. Barbara Zucchi, November 27, 2013

    Sincere sympathy to Sally’s entire family. Thinking of you during this holiday season.

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  2. Connie Dickerson, November 27, 2013

    Uncle Bob, Staci, Peggy and Robin,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. I know you loved your wife and mom very much. I also know she loved all of you and her grandbabies very much. I love my Aunt Sally so much too. I’m so glad I had a chance to spend a little time with her in June 2012. She was so beautiful. She will be forever in your hearts and an angel on your shoulders. She will always be looking out for you with love. I hope to see you on Monday.

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  3. jenny, November 27, 2013

    So sorry to hear of Sally’s passing she was alot of fun.
    our thoughts are with you.

    Jenny, ralph and Ian

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  4. Carolyn Hooper, December 1, 2013

    Bob, Staci, Peggy and Robin,

    You have been in our prayers since hearing that Sally was born into eternal life. Although you are now grieving may you be consoled in knowing that your dear wife and mother is now free of pain and is experiencing the peace that passes all understanding. I deeply regret that a previous commitment keeps me from joining you for a celebration of Sally’s life. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    With sympathy,
    Carolyn

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  5. Judy Hotchkiss, December 2, 2013

    Such a wonderful lady. She will be greatly missed. So sorry for your loss Staci and family.

    With Love and Sympathy,
    Judy and Bob

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  6. mary karl, December 9, 2013

    Bob, and family. I just heard the news of Sally’s passing and am so very sorry for your loss.
    Sally was a wonderful neighbor, and will be missed deeply. Always loved her smile and was so very friendly to everyone. I will keep her and your family in my prayers.

    mary karl

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