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Sarah Hobbins, caretaker of elderly, special ed teacher
Sarah Welch Hobbins, 68, of Lititz, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at Lancaster General Hospital.
Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of Ellis and Anna Reese Homsher.
Sarah graduated from Ephrata High School, earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Millersville University and continued post-graduate work at Bloomsburg University. She was a special education teacher for the IU 13 at Conestoga Valley High School. After retiring from teaching, she found joy in caring for the elderly. Sarah loved birds, photography and music. An accomplished pianist and singer, she loved performing for friends and family. Sarah loved people and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. As a teacher and caregiver of so many, Sarah had a special gift for raising your spirit and bringing joy to others. Her marvelous smile, witty sense of humor and positive outlook helped others find comfort in even the toughest situations.
Her surviving family includes two children: Rachel Welch, wife of Brian Kelm, of Ellicott City, Md.; and Rodney C. Welch III, husband of Lisa Hamasaki of Orinda, Calif.; four grandchildren: Dylan, Ellis, Avery and Oliver; her former husband: Rodney C. Welch Jr.; her long time friend: Jake Fehl; sister: Darlene, wife of Robert Henley, of Lititz; three nieces: Margaret Henley, Rebecca Kline and Susan Phillips; and two nephews: Tim Henley and James Dinulos.
Sarah was preceded in death by her sister: Anna H. Dinulos.
The funeral took place Oct. 6 at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz. Interment took place in Longeneckers Reformed Mennonite Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mennonite Central Committee, 21 S. 12th St., P.O. Box 500, Akron, PA 17501.
To send the family online condolences, visit snyderfuneralhome.com.
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