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"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Matthew 5:4
It is with great sadness we mourn the passing of Sara "Sally" McKay, 82, of Vero Beach, Florida. With great courage and faith, she enters the house of the Lord, surrounded by her loving family.
Beloved wife of John, devoted mother of Mark, Jeff and Patricia (Michael) LeHere; sister of Marilyn Guzzo of Clarkston, Michigan; and beloved companion, Sam, her Bluetick Beagle.
Preceded in death by her parents and sister, Beverly Mikels.
Sally was born to John and Edith Mikels in Springfield, Ohio, on Oct. 1, 1934. She spent her early years in New Castle, graduating from New Castle Area High School. She later attended and graduated from Slippery Rock University in 1956 with a degree in education.
Soon after, she married her high school sweetheart, John McKay, and moved to the Akron area. She taught for two years at Price Elementary School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, but eventually found her true calling as a wife and mother.
Prior to retirement, John and Sally resided in Beloit, Wisconsin. During her 61 years of marriage to John, they traveled to many places around the world.
Upon retirement, then relocating back to Medina, Ohio, while wintering in Vero Beach, Florida.
Funeral services were private.
Interment was in Rose Hill Burial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Sally's memory be made to the Medina County SPCA, 8790 Guilford Road, Seville Ohio 44273, or by visiting www.medinacountyspca.com.
Online condolences may be offered to and shared with the family at www.ca-tavolosfuneralhome.com.
Published on April 2, 2017
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