Sara Anne Cairns
July 18, 1939 - October 15, 2023
Sara Anne Cairns, age 84, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2023.
Born in Benton, PA on July 18, 1939, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Sara (Porter) Albertson. Anne earned her bachelor’s degree at Penn State University and both of her master’s degrees at West Chester University. She made her career as a long-time physical education teacher in the New Castle County public schools.
Anne enjoyed traveling and exploring new places as often as she could. She had a passion for horses and was an equestrian enthusiast.
In addition to her parents, Anne was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Cairns; sister, Sue Albertson Walker; and cousin, Charles Jones. She is survived by her brother-in-law, Robert Walker (Barbara); and gentleman friend, Joe Griffith.
A graveside service will begin at 1 pm on Friday, October 20, 2023, in Benton Cemetery, Cemetery Hill Road, Benton, PA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Anne’s memory to the Benton Area School District, Attn: Business Office, Business Manager: Erica Covington, 600 Green Acres Road, Benton, PA 17814.