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Sara Carolyn (Shaffer) Dicken

February 3, 1934 ~ November 28, 2018 (age 84)

Sara Carolyn “Kate” Dicken, age 84, formerly of Carson Valley, Duncansville, died Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg. She was born February 3, 1934 in Grampian, a daughter of the late Harry M. and Pauline (Miller) Shaffer. She married Donald E. Dicken on June 6, 1959.

Survived by her husband, Donald; two sons: Scott Dicken (Barbara) of Cottage Grove, Minnesota and Todd Dicken (Lisa) of Huntingdon; a daughter Heidi Fogle (Paul) of Duncansville; 6 grandchildren; two sisters: Claudia Wall of Altoona and Shirley Jaehn of Boston, NY; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Carolyn was a 1951 graduate of Altoona High School. She first worked at Butterick, then retired from Home Nursing Agency. She was a member of Hick’s United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Welcome Sunday school class and a past leader of the youth group. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.

Friends will be received on Mon., Dec. 3, 2018 from 6-8pm at Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Duncansville, and on Tues., Dec. 4 from 10am until the 11am Memorial Service at Hick’s United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Rich Morris. Interment will take place at Carson Valley Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hick’s United Methodist Church, 1211 3rd Ave., Duncansville, PA 16635.


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