Sara Anne (Crawford) Vance

May 13, 1932 ~ September 22, 2021 (age 89)


Sara Anne Vance, age 89, lifelong resident of Brownsville, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2021 in her home.

She was born on Friday, May 13, 1932 in Brownsville, Pa., a daughter of Donald L. Crawford and Gene (Bailey) Crawford. Sara was preceded in death by her parents, husband James K. Vance and her sister Rebecca Patterson.

She was a lifelong member of South Brownsville United Methodist Church. Her biggest joy in life was spending time with her granddaughter Darcy, shopping was usually the activity of the day. Sally lived an active and full life up until the her last day. She would tell everyone about her family here in Brownsville and her family in Florida as well. We will all miss our Nana.

Left to cherish her memory is her son James C. Vance, granddaughter Darcy L. Vance, she is also survived by her nephew Joel L. Patterson and wife Danielle of Cocoa, Florida, great nephew Joel V. Patterson and wife Mandy along with their children, Jada, Layla and Cole. Great nieces Kayla and Alyssa Patterson. She is also survived by a special friend Jo Anne Bailey, who provided loving care for her over the last several years.

Friends will be received in the Novak Funeral Home, 515 Front Street; Brownsville, Pa., 15401 on Saturday September 25, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. And on Sunday September 26, 2021 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. And on Monday September 27, 2021 from 10 until 11 a.m. The hour of service with Rev. Frank Philpott officiating.

Interment will follow in LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, PA.

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