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PALMYRA - Sarah (Sally) Hand passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at the Columbia Cottage of Palmyra after a courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Ronald Hand of Hershey; her son H. Michael and his wife, Joan, of Penn Yan, N.Y. and their children April Hand-Smith, Lauren Ellis, and Philip Hand; her son Lawrence and his wife, Mindy of Severna Park, Md., and their children Marissa Hand and Emma Hand. Also surviving are two great-grandchildren, Ian and Anna Hand-Smith, her sister, Maxine Bedford of West Palm Beach, FL and her brother, Paul Mamolen of Las Vegas, Nev.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Marshall Mamolen of Jersey Shore and by her sister, Sue Kauffman, of DuBois.

Sally was born on Jan. 12, 1929 in Jersey Shore, the daughter of Oscar and Leah Mamolen. She touched the lives of many people, both in her professional business dealings and in her personal life. She will be remembered as a devoted wife and as a loving sister, mother and grandmother.

Funeral Services were held on Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019 at  the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC., 121 W. Main St. Lock Haven. Interment followed in the Beth Yehuda Cemetery of Lock Haven.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Sally’s honor may be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 1320 Linglestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Online thoughts and memories can be made at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com.