Sara Elmira Frederick

Sara Elmira Frederick, 97, Williamsburg, died Monday in Altoona.

She was born in Bedford County, daughter of Frank and Arbella (Robertson) Fisher. She was twice married, first to Melvin Burnshire, then to Richard C. Frederick, who died April 24, 2007.

Surviving are two daughters: Joyce K. Smith (Vance) of Williamsburg and Martha Campbell (David) of Pennsylvania Furnace; a son, Melvin Ray Burnshire Jr. (Martha) of Brookes Mills; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by nine siblings and a grandson, Denny Campbell.

Sara was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sinking Valley. She was a homemaker and had worked at the Altoona Area High School cafeteria.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2013, and 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Derman Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone. Interment will follow at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Sinking Valley.