Sara L. Zolna

Date of Death: 11/14/2017

Sara L. Zolna

Dec. 8, 1948 - Nov. 14, 2017

Sara Zolna, 68, Hollidaysburg, passed away Tuesday at her residence. 

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William and Josephine (Lenhart) Nidetch.  On May 31, 1968 she married Clive Umbower in Carson Valley and he preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1994.

Surviving are a son, John Dayne (Jamie) Umbower of Bellemeade; a daughter, Shelley (Michael) Boland of Hollidaysburg; six grandchildren: Danette Umbower, Rachael Sanker, Alyssa Umbower, Jessica Rupert, Lexi Blackie and Tanner Umbower; four great-grandchildren: Aliya, Adrianna, Jaxon and Carmella; and a special niece, Kristen Bruscha.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Jeanne Heinbaugh on March 4, 2016.

She was a 1966 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School.  She had been a co-owner of The Old Canal Inn.

Sara had attended Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Hollidaysburg.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  A big part of her life was donating to charity, especially St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Friends will be received from 10 until the noon funeral service on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg, Pastor Eli Hess officiating. Interment will be in Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.

The family requests that donations in memory of Sara be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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