Sara "Sallie" Jane (Burke) Garee

January 13, 1932 ~ May 29, 2022 (age 90)


Sara B. “Sallie” Garee. Age 90 of Perryopolis, Pa (Jefferson Township) passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, May 29, 2022 with her loving family by her side. She was born in Charleroi on January 13, 1932, a daughter of Harold B. and Mina Vexilla Burke.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Delmer H. Garee.

Sallie graduated from Charleroi High School in the Class of 1949. She lived a very active life, being involved in many community organizations: Rainbow Girls, Eastern Star, Girl Scout Leader, Morning Star Grange, Dawson Grange, Fayette County Fair Chairperson, and others. Sallie was an active member of the Perryopolis United Methodist Church.

Sallie is survived by her children: Roxiann F. Swaney and her husband Richard of Grindstone, Timothy J. Foor and his wife Eleanor of Erie, Pa., Mark B. Foor and his wife Mary of Tallahassee, Fl, Amylu Foor of Perryopolis, Pa, David H. Garee and his wife Heidi of Smithfield, Pa; Sallie was blessed with numerous grandchildren; great grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; adopted family; treasured friends; and faithful pup, Petey.

Sallie’s viewing will be at the Perryopolis United Methodist Church, 203 Independence Street, Perryopolis, PA 15473 on Saturday June 4, 2022 from 2-8p.m. Visitation will continue at the church on Sunday from 1-2 p.m., the hour of her funeral service with Pastor Ryan Washabaugh, officiating. Entombment will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa.

A special Thank You to the wonderful staff of Fresenius Kidney Care, Uniontown, OSPTA Home Health Care and ViaQuest Hospice Services. Your help, support, friendship love and care of Mom was such a blessing. Memorial contributions may be made to the Perryopolis United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 613, Perryopolis, PA 15473 or to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852 or online @

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June 4, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Perryopolis United Methodist Church

Funeral Service
June 5, 2022

2:00 PM
Perryopolis United Methodist Church (Perryopolis)

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