Sara D. Dittmar
Sara D. Dittmar, 19, of 490 E. Penn St., Muncy, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Born June 14, 1990 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Lisa J. McCarty, of Muncy, and the daughter and stepdaughter of Robert W. and Leah Dittmar, of Muncy.
Sara was a 2008 graduate of Muncy High School, where she participated on the girl’s softball, basketball and soccer teams, in addition to volunteering as a team manager for the soccer team. She was a member of Future Business Leaders of America, Key Club, the 2008 Homecoming Court and served on the staff of the Blue Arrowhead school newspaper. Sara was one of 400 students to be chosen to attend a National Youth Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. She also won an essay contest sponsored by the Roland Ritter Post No. 268 American Legion, which gave her the honor of speaking at the Memorial Day services held at Muncy Cemetery.
Sara was currently attending Suffolk University in Boston, MA, where she majored in International Affairs and minored in Communications and Journalism. She was proud to be on the Dean’s List and enjoyed tutoring in a JumpStart program in Massachusetts.
Prior to attending college, she had been employed at the Great Escape Theater, Lycoming Mall, Muncy. After moving to Boston she had been employed at AMC Boston Common and was well-liked as a co-worker and employee in both places of employment. She was a carefree, happy-go-lucky person.
She was an avid Philadelphia Eagles football fan.
In addition to her parents and stepmother, she is survived by two brothers and one sister-in-law, Corby Shaner of Lutz, Florida and Robert W. and Holly Dittmar of Jersey Shore; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Amanda J. and Steve Fox of Muncy and Emily M. Dittmar of Muncy; her paternal grandmother, Grace A. Bodle, of Montoursville; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; and her first love and soul mate, Scott Pruitt, of Indiana. She was an aunt of Steven Thomas Fox, Lola Daisy Fox and Roman Dittmar.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Robert W. Dittmar, and her maternal grandparents, Lewis and Lola McCarty.
The funeral was be held on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at First United Methodist Church, 602 S. Market St., Muncy, officiated by Rev. Michael R. Gardy, church pastor. Burial was in Muncy Cemetery.
The family suggests any memorial contributions be made to the Sara D. Dittmar Scholarship Fund c/o the Muncy Bank & Trust Co., 2 N. Main St., Muncy. The funds will be deposited in a memorial fund to establish a scholarship benefiting graduates of Muncy High School.