Sally G. Householder, 87, of North Tower Road, Fombell, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Ellwood City Hospital following an extended illness.
Born on May 2, 1929, in Ellwood City, she was a daughter of the late Charles R. and Sarah Anderson Gillespie Sr.
She was married for 66 years to Ted Householder as they were married on June 30, 1950. He survives.
Sally graduated from Lincoln High School and attended Beaver County Community College.
She had formerly worked for U.S. Steel and Matthews Conveyor. Sally was also a manager for Tupperware.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Ellwood City Saxon Club. Sally enjoyed playing cards and traveling around the United States.
In addition to her husband, Ted, survivors include three daughters, Carol DiFrischia, Sue (James) Reed and Julie (Dave) Nocera; a daughter-in-law, Jody Householder; a brother, James E. Gillespie; nine grandchildren, Robert (Missy) Williams, Kari (Dave) Williams Bender, Jamie (Evan) Reed Miller, Andrew (Nicole) Reed, Joshua Reed, Ashleigh Householder, Stephanie Householder, Tyler DiFrischia and Thadeus Nocera; and six great-grandchildren, Jax and Avalee Bender, Nash and Silas Miller, Jackson Reed and Julia Williams.
Sally was preceded in death by a son, Jon Householder; a brother, Charles R. Gillespie Jr.; a sister, Joyce Faurie; and a son-in-law, Tim DiFrischia.
Per Sally's wishes, there will be no services.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home, Ellwood City.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jameson Hospice or the First United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting marshallsfh.com.
Published on  March 21, 2017