Sarah F. “Sally” Nackoul, 88, of Washington, formerly of Canonsburg, passed away peacefully in her sleep, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in her home, surrounded by family and friends.
She was born Feb. 17, 1925, in Blackford County, IN, a daughter of Frank and Lucy Zolli. She lived a majority of her life on Brown Alley, in Canonsburg, and spent her final years in Washington.
Sally started her career as a “grease monkey” at a Gulf station, before moving on to Spar Market, and then Foodland. Eventually she embarked on a long and fulfilling career at Western Center.
Family meant everything to Sally, affectionately known as “Gram” to her friends and family alike. She loved solving puzzles, reading in her sunroom, making cakes, and knitting for her grandchildren.
On July 31, 1949, she married David Nackoul, who died April 18, 2006.
Surviving are her son, David A. Nackoul, and his wife, Kathy, of Canonsburg; three daughters, Frances “Frankie” Byers, of McDonald; Helen M. Dayak, and her husband Don, of Avella; Nannetta Schmidt, and her husband Mark, of Houston, TX., ten grandchildren, Robert “Spank” Byers, and his wife Cathy; Richard Byers, and his wife Kim; Barbara Ann Gooch, and her husband, Jim; Don Dayak, and his wife Bernadette; Dan Dayak, and his wife Keely; David Nackoul; Michael Nackoul; Christine Evans, and her husband Robert; Melanie Schmidt; Amanda Schmidt; and 13 great grandchildren, Emily; Alexis; Robert; Olivia; Gia; Jay; Justin; Chelsey; Dillon; Desiree; Deidra; Sierra and Devlin, and one sister, Beatrice Magistro, and her husband Robert, of Alliquipa.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Bob Ropon; and son-in-law, Richard Byers.
Friends will be received from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Sollon Funeral Home, located at 30 E. College St., Canonsburg. A Blessing Service will be held in the funeral home at 10 a.m. Thursday, followed by burial in the St. George Cemetery, South Fayette Township.
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