Sara Bell Salazar

Born: Wed., Apr. 18, 1928
Died: Wed., Apr. 23, 2014

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MIFFLINTOWN - Sara Alice Elizabeth Carruthers Bell Salazar, 86, of Mifflintown, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Hershey Medical Center. Born April 18, 1928 in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late John and Carrie (Catherman) Carruthers. She is survived by four generations of her family including six children, Sara Louise (Wilson) Bell of Phillipsburg, Donald Bell and wife, Marilyn, and Ronald Bell and wife, Melissa, all of McAlisterville, George Bell and wife, Renee, of Mifflintown, James Bell and wife, Mary Louise, of Port Royal, and Sherry Snyder and companion, Lucas G., of Millerstown; nineteen grandchildren, Cathy Peters, Timothy Wilson, Tammy Wilson, Angela Beward, Donald J. Bell, R. Andrew Bell, Rachael Stroup, Christopher Bell, Mary E. Bell, Tami Bell, Kristi Arbogast, John Bell, Glenda Mesta, James Kilmer, Holly Kilmer, Ralph Snyder, William Snyder, Jeremy Snyder, and Jessica Snyder, 41 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, and one brother, William Carruthers and wife, Mildred, of Lewistown. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Raymond S. "Pat" Bell on Oct. 16, 1973 and by Epitacio "Pat" Salazar on May 20, 2002; one son, William "Billy" Bell, and one sister, Mary Detra. She attended Juniata Joint High School and worked at Empire Kosher, William Penn Nursing Home, Brookline Nursing Home, in addition to being a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, working in her yard, and cleaning her house. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 28, at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Ronald Shupe officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Mifflintown. There will be a viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Sara may be made to First Baptist Church, 23964 Rt 35 North, Mifflintown, PA 17059. Condolences may be left at


Sunday, April 27, 2014 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Guss Funeral Home, Inc.
20 South Third Street
Mifflintown, PA 17059

Funeral Service

Monday, April 28, 2014 11:00am
Guss Funeral Home, Inc.
20 South Third Street
Mifflintown, PA 17059


Monday, April 28, 2014 following the service
Union Cemetery
William Penn Highway
Mifflintown, PA 17059

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First Baptist Church
23964 Rt. 35 North
Mifflintown, PA 17059

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Angela Marie Baines
   Posted Fri October 17, 2014
I thought of you today Grama. I miss you so much. I wish I could have said bye, and I wish you could've been there for my sweet 16. I wanted to visit you Friday, but you left with the Lord on the Wednesday before that. I remember all the times that I got to see you, you were always smiling and having a great time. I remember when I kept setting off your button in the Home. I really miss you alot. I want you back on this earth physically cause it's hurting all of us that you're gone. Please say Hi to grandpa for me. I dont remember him, but I wish I did. Love you grama. Rest In Peace Grama Sara Salazar

Tammy Marie Wilson
   Posted Thu August 06, 2015
Hello Grandma Salazar, I'm so happy God has you in his home. No sorrow, no pain, no dialysis, no depression. I miss you so very much. You were a wonderful lady and I remember our cleaning times. Plus the good times. I enjoyed taking care of you even when I was depressed myself. And I still am. I ask God for his help. Say hello to grand pap Salazar for me. Matter of fact say hello to everyone for me who knew me. I'll never forget out you and one day I'll get to see you well and dandy. Bye for now