KMATZ, Sara "Sally," 75, of Amsterdam, OH, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012 in Trinity Medical Center, Steubenville following a lingering illness.
She was born May 19, 1937 in Mingo Junction, Ohio, a daughter of the late Charles and Minnie Carl Adams. She is also preceded in death a grandson, Joey M. Kmatz and by her brother, Charles Adams Jr.
Sally was a member of the Jefferson County First Families, an organization representing those who had ancestors living in Jefferson County, Ohio prior to 1793. She was a life long Methodist holding membership with the East Springfield United Methodist Church of the Cross. She was also a charter member of the East Springfield Volunteer Fire Department Women's Auxillary.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph R. Kmatz whom she married May 18, 1956; a son, Joseph E. (Connie) Kmatz of Sabina, OH; two daughters, Debbie (Bill) Cain of Ravenna, OH and Betsy R. (Keith) Cain of Amsterdam, OH; four grandchildren, Nathan, Carlene, Sarena and Jamie; and four great-grand children, Parker, Gracie, Taylor and Austin; and a sister, Dorothy (Glenn) Gates of Canton, OH.
Friends will be received at the Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 110 West Main, Richmond on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m..
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Friday at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Tom Snodgrass officiating. Burial will follow in the Bergholz Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent online at www.ever hart-bovefuneralhomes. com.