Sara J. Tinstman

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Sara J. Tinstman

August 02, 1951 - December 19, 2018

Sara J. Tinstman Sara J. Tinstman, 67, of New Castle passed away the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at her residence, surrounded by her family.
Born Aug. 2, 1951, in Erie, she was a daughter of Ted and Nancy (Seay) Trampenau.
On Nov. 12, 1971, she married Thomas Tinstman. He survives at home.
Mrs. Tinstman was a graduate of Erie McDowell High School.
Sara was a homemaker and enjoyed baking, gardening and sitting on her front porch swing, as well as planning and decorating for family gatherings. What gave Sara the most joy in life was spending time with her family and her grandchildren.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
Along with her husband, Thomas, Sara is survived by two daughters, Gretchen (Jeff) Sink and Meagan (Jacob) Billyk, both of New Castle; three sons, Bradley (Danielle) Tinstman of Jacksonville, Florida, and Ted (Jamie) Tinstman and Tim (Shannon) Tinstman, both of New Castle; three sisters; Susan O'Toole of Pittsburgh, and Amy Salvatore and Emily Trampenau, both of Erie; and 12 grandchildren, Synnovea, Bradan, Isabel, Grace, Nathan, Jacob Jr., Jackson, Chase, Emmy, Maddox, Brodie and Ella.
Preceding her in death were her parents.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A service will follow immediately at noon with the Rev. Matthew Bupp officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered in Sara's name to Eastbrook Mission Barn, 226 Church Lane, New Castle, Pa. 16105, or Jake Billyk's Journey, 1415 E. Washington St., New Castle, Pa. 16101.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on December 20, 2018
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Saturday December 22, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

R. Cunningham Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA

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Saturday December 22, 2018

12:00 PM

R. Cunningham Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA

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