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Manns Choice

Gwenda S. Sabo, 61, of Manns Choice, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family after a lengthy battle with cancer.

She was born on Oct. 16, 1958, in Bedford, a daughter of Verna (Ritchey) Leader of Bedford.

She is survived by her four children: Jeanette Conrath of Mann Choice; Angela Fletcher, married to Calvin, of Michigan; Bobbie Jo Sabo of New Paris; and Matthew Sabo, married to Keyla (Schultz), of Manns Choice; 12 grandchildren: Josh Fetters, married to Ashley, Doug Conrath, Jazmine Fetters, Bekah Fletcher, Bella Fletcher, Dylan Fletcher, C.J. Fletcher, Carter Sabo, Ella Sabo, Trevor Layton, Alexander Ferguson and Devon Layton; three great grandchildren: Zoey Fetters, Bayleigh Conrath and Tucker Conrath; siblings: Steve Ritchey, Gary Ritchey, George Ritchey, married to Lisa, Deb Barclay, Kathy Schrift, married to Gary, and Donna Leader; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Gwen was a manager at the Denny’s Restaurant in Bedford for 11 years.

She enjoyed sewing, swimming, crocheting, and spending time with her family.

A celebration of life service will be held and announced at a later date.

Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537.

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