Sara “Kitty” Ebright Walters, 95, of Port Royal, passed away at 11:18 a.m. on Friday, April 2, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her family.
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Born on November 29, 1925 in Mifflintown, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late Nestor K. and Edith A. (Pennington) Ebright. On April 9, 1948, she married her late husband, Warren W. “Dutch” Walters with whom she was blessed to share more than 68 years of marriage before his passing on July 14, 2016.
She is survived by her daughters, Debbie K. Walters, of Port Royal and Cyndi J. Stiles and her husband Bob, of Greensburg; two granddaughters, Gwen Berrier, of Lewistown and Alisha Huff and her husband Queston, of Mifflin; four great grandchildren, Blaze Jones, Zoie Berrier and her companion Zach Stump, Paxton Huff, and Palynn Huff; two great great grandchildren, Amarah and Jayce; and two sisters, Anna Margaret Hooker of Michigan and Joann Landis of Arizona.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, William N. Ebright and one sister, Esther E. Dunkleberger.
Kitty was a 1944 graduate of Juniata Joint High School in Mifflintown.
In her teenage years, she worked at Milliken’s Restaurant and ran the snack bar at Dick Harry’s Bowling Alley. She was also formerly employed as the Head Cook at Walker Elementary School in Mifflintown and, along with her husband, were the custodians of Juniata Valley Bank in Port Royal and the Messiah Lutheran Church for over 30 years.
Her memberships included Messiah Lutheran Church in Mifflintown where she taught Sunday School, served as a Junior Church Choir Director, participated in the Church Choir, belonged to the Needler’s of Messiah Lutheran Church, and was a Director of Vacation Bible School; was the former director of the Mifflin Senior Citizens Center; member of the Friends of Locust Grove Retirement Center; was a Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 260 of Mifflintown and was a Past Mother Advisor of the Rainbow Girls.
Kitty enjoyed reading, playing board games, especially beating her son in law in the game “Sequence,” and playing cards; however, she cherished the time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Jimmy and Patty Walters, Kitty’s former caregivers Judy Smith and Valerie Dalton, and the staff and nurses of UPMC Hospice Care.
Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal with Vicar Samuel J. Leister officiating.
There will be no public viewing or visitation.
The family will provide all funeral flowers and kindly suggests contributions in Kitty’s memory be made to the Messiah Lutheran Church, 3 S. Third Street, Mifflintown, PA 17059.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com