Sally M. Harbula

Sally M. Harbula, 80, Epworth Manor, Tyrone, formerly of Bellwood and Altoona, died Monday at Epworth.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Albert A. and Freda H. (Nader) Shaheen. She married Joseph M. Harbula on Nov. 13, 1955, in Altoona, and he died Feb. 23, 1995.

Surviving are a son, Joseph E. (Vickie) of Bellwood; four grandchildren: Richard Harbula, Joseph Stuby, Lora Hinkle and Jaime Henderson; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Edna and Dorothy.

She was preceded in death by two sons: Allen and Albert.

Sally was a 1950 graduate of Altoona High School and a graduate of the Altoona School of Commerce. She retired in 2005 as a cashier from Goodwill Industries and previously had been employed as a secretary for Right Turn of Pennsylvania. She was a member of New Life Worship Center, Assembly of God, where she was active in the Prayer Clock and Prayer Chain ministries and the Prime Timers group.

Sally was perpetually “in love” with Neil Diamond, going to his concerts and having an extensive collection of his works.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, at New Life Worship Center, Assembly of God, Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, Pastor Wayne Schaffer officiating. Interment will be in Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.

Arrangements are by McQuown Funeral Home, Glasgow.