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Sarah Morgan DeBenedict, 26 – Loved to Hike, Take Pictures

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Sarah Morgan DeBenedict, 26, of Tamaqua, died on Saturday, January 25, at home.

She was a daughter of Raymond L., Jr. and Jennifer (nee Register) DeBenedict.

A 2011 graduate of Tamaqua High School, Sarah graduated from Penn State College of Nursing as well. Employed as an LPN, she most recently worked for Mount Carmel Nursing and Rehab.

Music played a significant part in Sarah’s life, but she also loved to hike and take pictures.

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She was generous to a fault having a very giving nature and was quite protective of her family.

In addition to her parents, Raymond and Jennifer, she is survived by sisters, Lauren Noecker and her husband, Sebastian, of Tamaqua, and Danielle McKenzie and her husband, Samuel, of Stuttgart, Germany; grandmothers, Mary DeBenedict and Sherry Register; nephew, Cole Noecker; nieces, Ellie Noecker and Olivia Noecker; and several uncles and aunts.

Both of her grandfathers, Raymond DeBenedict and Ray Register, predeceased her.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorials in Sarah’s name may be made to the Snyder-Robinson Foundation at

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Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.


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