Sarah R. Crouse

Sarah R. Crouse, 81, of Williamsport, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013, in the Harrisburg Hospital.

Sarah was born Dec. 13, 1931, in Williamsport to Leonard and Carrie (Smith) Bower. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Norbert Leo Crouse; a son, Bob Knittle; a grandson, James Brown and a step-daughter, June Butler.

Surviving are five children, David Knittle, Deb Smith, John Knittle, Lizz Rohrbach, Anita L. Brown, two step-children, Jane Evans, Norbert L. “Doc” Crouse Jr., and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She retired from GTE-Sylvania in Montoursville. She was a member of the American Legion Post 104 Auxiliary in Montoursville. She enjoyed baking and sewing.

A Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at St. Joseph The Worker Parish (Annunciation Church), 702 W. Edwin St., Williamsport, PA 17701, with Rev. Brian Van Fossen officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph The Worker Parish, 711 W. Edwin St., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Arrangements are being handled by the Nickel Funeral Home, P.O. Box 910, Loysville, Pa. 17047