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Sarah Gibbons Price

September 18, 1940 — January 8, 2020

Mrs. Sarah Gibbons Price, age 79, of Wyalusing, PA, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, surrounded by her family.


          Sarah was born on September 18, 1940, in Brooklyn, NY, a daughter of the late Larry and Anna Giordano Gibbons.  She attended the Bay Ridge High School.  After school, she met and later married Lester Price of Brooklyn, NY, on December 10, 1957.  They recently celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary last year.


          Sarah was a homemaker and a loving spouse and mother.  She loved spending time with her daughters and her husband. She greatly enjoyed her time working as a teacher’s aid at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary school. She also really enjoyed shopping and bargain hunting. She was well known for her decorating and interior design abilities, she also liked gardening and landscaping.  


          Sarah was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, and a past member of the Altar and Rosary Society. She was a member of the American Legion Post #534 Ladies Auxiliary, and a member of the Wednesday Club.   




Lester Price                                                            at home



Ann Marie Dancear                                                Pittsburgh, PA

Debbie and Donald Surrett                                      Wyalusing, PA

Kathy Secules                                                        Washingtonville, PA

Diane and Curt Showalter                             Wyalusing, PA



Larry Gibbons                                                       Brooklyn, NY


Sisters and brothers-in-law:

Marion and Sal Corteo                                          Fort Lauderdale, FL

Barbara and Tony Speciale                                    Staten Island, NY

Joan Castro                                                           Fort Lauderdale, FL



Christopher, John, Joey, Michael, Justin, Dennis, Jeremy, Lester IV, Sarah, Donnie, Devin, Nicholas, and Nathan.


Eleven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by infant twin sons, James and Joseph, as well as her son Lester Price III in 2002, son-in-law Todd Secules, and brother Michael Gibbons.



          A Transferal Service will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at 2:00 PM from the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:30 P.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Wyalusing, PA, with Rev. Peter Tran, her pastor presiding. Interment will follow in the Wyalusing Cemetery.


          Friends and family may call at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA, on Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 12:00 P.M. until the start of the transferal at 2:00 PM.


          Memorial contributions may be sent in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at


          Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA 18853


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Homer Funeral Home Wyalusing

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Wyalusing, PA 18853

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Saturday, January 11, 2020

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, January 11, 2020

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St. Mary's Catholic Church

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Wyalusing, PA

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