Sally Ann Fasnacht, 80, worked at Denver Nursing Home, published poet, loved shore

By on February 1, 2017

Sally Ann Fasnacht, 80, Ephrata, died Jan. 28, 2017, in Lancashire Hall, Neffsville.

Born in Fritztown, a daughter of the late Davilla and Sallie (Sweigart) Hassler, she was the wife of Larry L. Fasnacht for 61 years.

A 1954 Cocalico Union High School graduate, she worked at Denver Nursing Home, and was a member of Peace United Church of Christ, Swartzville. Sallie cherished her family, especially times at the shore. She was an avid writer, having filled many journals, and had a poem published. She also enjoyed reading, walks, and playing Hasenpfeffer and Uno.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are sons: Terry (Sue) Fasnacht, Denver; Garry (Debra) Fasnacht, Jerry (Tina) Fasnacht, and Barry (Pam) Fasnacht, all of Ephrata; and Larry (Gayle) Fasnacht, Stevens; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister: Minnie Harding, Ephrata.

A brother, Edwin Pierce, predeceased her.

Private viewing and services were held from Good Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, Reamstown, with the Rev. William E. Hoch officiating.

Rather than flowers, remember Sally Ann with contributions to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, assisted Sally’s family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at

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