Vera M. (Middleton) Sparks

Born: Sat., Sep. 12, 1925
Died: Thu., Jun. 21, 2018


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     Vera M. Sparks, 92, of Thompsontown, formerly of Tatesville, passed away after an 11 month battle with ovarian cancer, on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at her home.

     Born Sept. 12, 1925 in E. Providence Township, Bedford Co., she was a daughter of the late Albert Middleton and Lilly Martin. Her husband, LeRoy Sparks, whom she married Nov. 15, 1943, died Jan. 23, 1980.

     She is survived by two children, Ronald Sparks and wife, Anna, and Judy Sieber and husband, Donald, all of Thompsontown, one daughter-in-law, Donna Sparks of Thompsontown, four grandchildren, Michael Sparks, Cathy Ebersole, Mark Sieber, and Dianne Ritzman, and five great-grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by one son, James L. Sparks, two brothers, Harold and Roy Middleton, two sisters, Inez Riley and Freda Middleton, and one granddaughter, Wendy Sieber.

     Her funeral will be private and held at the convenience of the family at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Rev. Terry Smith officiating. Interment will be in the Bethel Brethren Cemetery, Tatesville, Bedford County.

     Condolences may be left at www.gussfh.com.

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Marie Kauffman
   Posted Thu June 21, 2018
Judy and Ronnie my heart hurts for you, lean on each other for support as you go thru this. Your families are in our prayers.

Wenda Smith and Gerry Lyter
   Posted Fri June 22, 2018
Judy, we were so sorry to hear of your loss. My Mom (Gerry) enjoyed your Mother's friendship all these years, and loved their phone conversations and occasional visits. Our prayers and deepest sympathy are for you and your families during this most difficult time.

T Bennett
   Posted Tue July 03, 2018
Please accept my condolences on the loss of your loved one. It's at time like this that we can be comforted by" the God of all comfort." 2Cor. 1:3&4