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Sarah J. Donohoe

April 1, 1927 — June 21, 2024

Sarah J. (Shaffer) Donohoe, age 97, passed away on June 21, 2024. 

She was born on April 1, 1927, in Alliance, to David and Grace (Cantleberry) Shaffer.

Sarah graduated from Alliance High School in 1945. She worked as a short order cook at Market Lunch in Alliance until her retirement. She then volunteered at the Alliance Community Hospital Snack Shop for over 30 years. Sarah was a member of the American Legion and Phythian Sisters Lone Rock Temple 191.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Karen Buchanan and Carol (Ross) David; two granddaughters; three great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John C. Donohoe; brother, Walter Shaffer; and sisters, Gladys Trunick, Marie Standish, Mae Stanley and Alice Simmons.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Bel Air Care Center for their care and hospice support. Thanks to First Christian Church Prayer Group for their constant support and Christian love. 

A funeral service will be held at Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home on Friday, June 28th at 11:00 a.m. with a visitation one hour prior. Pastor Steve Smythers will officiate. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 1141 W Beech St, Alliance, OH 44601 or Bel Air Care Center, 2350 Cherry St, Alliance, OH 44601.

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Friday, June 28, 2024

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Cassaday Turkle Christian Funeral And Cremation

75 S Union Ave
Alliance, OH 44601

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