Sara E. Childs, 83, of Littlestown, passed peacefully early Tuesday, May 15, at her home with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of Sandy Childs for 47 years. He passed on April 2, 2007.

Born June 29, 1935, in Duncannon, she was the daughter of the late Wilmer and Helen (Hostetter) Bookwalter. Sara was a 1953 graduate of Perry Joint High School, a 1957 graduate of Shippensburg State College, and a 1980 graduate of Western Maryland College. She was a teacher in the public schools of Pennsylvania for 25 years. After retirement, Sara taught for HACC and the Hanover Computer Center for five years.

She was a member of Bart’s Centenary United Methodist Church in Littlestown since 1960 and a life member of the Littlestown V.F.W.

Funeral service will be Monday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at Little’s Funeral Home with Pastor Tammy Blose officiating. There will be a viewing one hour prior to the service time at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Bloomfield Cemetery, New Bloomfield. If you wish to attend services at the cemetery, the procession will leave the funeral home at 1:30 p.m.

Contributions have been asked to go to Bart’s Centenary United Methodist Church, 56 E. King St., Littlestown, PA 17340.

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