Obituary Notice: Loretta Jean Sayers

Obituary Notice: Loretta Jean Sayers (Provided photo)

Obituary Notice: Loretta Jean Sayers (Provided photo)

Loretta Jean Sayers, 84, of Frenchville died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015 at the Mountain Laurel Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Clearfield.

She was born March 10, 1931 in Frenchville, a daughter of the late Joseph and Emma (Scherzer) Sayers.

Ms. Sayers retired as a licensed practical nurse from Clearfield Hospital after nearly 30 years of service.

She taught her family how to love the outdoors, hunting and fishing. She also enjoyed going camping and even hunted rattlesnakes.

She was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Frenchville, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.

Ms. Sayers is survived by two sons, Philip David Sayers and his wife, Bonnie of Burke, Va., and Paul Sayers and his wife, Therese of Frenchville and four grandchildren, Shannon Long and her husband, Adam and Angela Stotka and her husband, Ryan, all of Fairfax, Va., Ryan Sayers of Clearfield and Aaron Sayers of Frenchville.

She is survived by four great-grandchildren, Dylan, Tyler and Grayson Long and Parker Stotka, all of Fairfax, Va.; two sisters, Mary Potter of Karthaus and Theresa Billotte of Frenchville; a brother, Claude Allen Sayers of Philipsburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Eleanor Redenbach, Helen Muttersbaugh, Ursula Sayers and Mildred Sayers and four brothers, Donald, James, Fred and John Sayers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Frenchville, with the Rev. David A. Perry as celebrant. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Frenchville.

Friends will be received from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, P.O. Box 159, Frenchville, PA 16836.

The Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield, is in charge of arrangements.

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