Sara Catherine Lee DePaola

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Sara DePaola
Lava Hot Springs….Sara Catherine Lee DePaola, 13, our little angel, passed away on October 30, 2008 at home with her loving family by her side. She was born into this life with many medical problems associated with Cri-du-chat syndrome. Her parents are Debbie Grover and the late Charles “Chuck” DePaola. As well as her parents she was welcomed by her big brother, Anthony, to whom she had a special bond with through the years. Sara faced many trials through her short life. Even though she had gone through several surgeries and therapy, she always had a smile on her face and loved life and all she knew and came in contact with. Sara was blessed to have many loving friends and others who assisted in her care, including Marquerite, Kim, Cassie and Iris. Special friends, Karen, Danny and Donna were a great part of her life. Sara also had three “best friends”, Emma, Jake and Weylin. Sara loved to eat, look at books, listen to music, watch television and going fro rides to Grandpa and Grandmas house. She was such a special blessing to the DePaola home and they thank their Heavenly Father for their special daughter born to them and entrusted to their care. Sara is survived by her Mother; Debbie and brother; Anthony; 4 step sisters; Jan, Lynn, Toni and Terrie; 3 step brothers; Steve, Chris, Tom; Several Uncles, aunts and many special cousins. Sara was preceded in death by her daddy; Chuck; grandma Catherine, great grandmas; Helen Grover and Cora Barfuss. Sara is now free from her mortal body, to run , laugh, talk, and live peacefully and pain-free with the angels. ‘We love you, little sweet Sara and look forward to being with you again.” Funeral services will be held on Monday November 3, 2008 at 12 non in Horsleys Marsh Valley Funeral home 570 N. Meadowview DR. in Arimo. Friends may visit with Sara’ family on Monday from 10:30-11:45 am. Burial next to her father will follow in the Lava Cemetery.

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