Sara Manwiller Dengler, 99, formerly of Oley, passed away January 17, 2022 in Crofton, MD. She was the wife of the late Elmer C. Dengler, who passed away in 1993.
Born April 2, 1922, in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late Howard Glase and Ada (Yoder) Manwiller.
Sara obtained her bachelor’s degree from Kutztown State Teachers College and was employed as an elementary school teacher by the Oley Valley School District. She was proud of teaching penmanship and her own penmanship.
She was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ, Oley, where she was very involved in the church. She taught Sunday school and participated in the choir. She also was very active in the home visitation program for many years.
Sara enjoyed cooking, canning and reading.
Surviving is her son; Elmer M. Dengler of Bowie, Maryland.
She was preceded in death by her brother; Howard Y. Manwiller.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 24th at 1:30 pm. A viewing will be held from 1pm until time of service at Stitzel Funeral Home, 423 Main Street, Oley, PA 19547. Burial will follow in Friedens Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to https://www.aliveinside.org/. A music outreach program for those with dementia, which very significantly helped Sara.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.StitzelFamilyFuneralHomes.com