Sara Diller Travers, 85, passed away Dec. 25, 2007, due to heart failure at her home in Alpharetta, Ga.

Sara was born Sara H. Diller on Oct. 13, 1922, in New Castle to John W. and Elizabeth Seifert Diller.

After graduating from New Castle High School in 1940, she worked as a secretary for Travers Tire Co. of New Castle.

She married Samuel Steel Travers of New Castle on Feb. 28, 1942.

While living in Pennsylvania, Sara was employed as office manager for Travers Sales and Service. She was also employed by Smeal Bus Co. and Columbiana Coach Lines as office manager.

In 1952, the couple moved to Enon Valley and lived there until 1989, when they moved to Winter Haven, Fla.

Sara moved to Roswell, Ga. in June 2006 and lived at the Tapestry House Assisted Living Facility.

She attended St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Haines City, Fla., and St. Brigid’s Church in Roswell, Ga.

Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Samuel Jr. and Joann Travers of Punta Gorda, Fla., and Scott I. Travers of Tampa, Fla.; two daughters, Suzanne Travers of Roswell and Sherry L. Travers of Dallas. Also surviving are two granddaughters, Christine Mollenkopf of Boulder, Colo., and Catherine Travers of Naples, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 59 years, Samuel Steel Travers; her parents; a brother, John Diller; and a sister, Elisabeth Mooseberger.

A private service will be held.

The family requests memorials be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Cremation Society of the South, Marietta and Stockbridge, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.

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