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Sara R (Douglas) Learn

February 18, 1986 ~ November 12, 2019 (age 33)


Sara R. Douglas Learn  “beloved mother, daughter, and granddaughter”

BOLIVAR, N.Y.---Sara R. Douglas Learn, 33, a lifelong resident of Little Genesee and Bolivar, passed away unexpectedly in her home on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

Born on Tuesday, February 18, 1986 in Wellsville, she was a daughter of Brian A. and Joyce L. Lananger Douglas.  In Little Genesee, she married Brian J. Learn, Sr., who survives.

Sara was a graduate of Bolivar Central High School.  She was employed briefly for the former Market Basket in Shinglehouse, by the Bolivar Country Club and also by Argentieri Brothers in Wellsville.

She enjoyed doing crafts and traveling.

Surviving are her husband, Brian J. Learn, Sr. of Little Genesee; her father, Brian A. (Michelle) Douglas of Little Genesee; her mother, Joyce L. (Kelly Grover) Lananger of Bolivar; four children, Brian J. Learn, Jr., Elizabeth H. Learn, Cara L. Learn, and Alexis Learn, all at home; her paternal grandfather, Larry A. (Linda) Douglas of Portville; and her maternal grandmother, Helen Bundy of Austin, Pa.; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Sara was predeceased by her paternal grandmother, Sandra L. Douglas; and her maternal grandfather, Charles Lananger.

Family and friends are invited to attend a time of remembrance and sharing from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 17, 2019, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, Pa.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Austin, Pa.

Sara’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, Pa.

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Time of Remembrance and Sharing
November 17, 2019

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home
Pearl & Union Streets (PO Box 97)
Shinglehouse, PA 16748

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