Sarah A. "SALLY " Winkelspecht

Obituary for Sarah A. "SALLY " Winkelspecht

May 29, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Obituary

Sarah A. "SALLY" Winkelspecht, age 91, of Northeast Philadelphia, PA, passed away on May 29th, 2022 at the Philadelphia Protestant Home in Philadelphia, PA.
Sally was the devoted wife of the late Harry T.; married for over " 70" years. She was the beloved mother of Maureen Henseling, Mike (wife Debbie) Winkelspecht, and Mark (wife Carmen) Winkelspecht. Sally will be sadly missed by her grandchildren; Michael Jr., Melissa, Matthew, Samantha, Megan, Heather, great-grandchildren; Aden, Adalyn, J.J., Austin, Joilyn, Annabelle, Jillian, Carly, Spencer, Ellie, Maximus, Dominic, Jordan, Colten, her sister Patricia Coppinger and by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her brother William Charles Spingler.
Sally attended St William School in Lawndale, and graduated from Little Flower High School for Girls in 1949. She enjoyed Bowling all of her life and has bowled in many leagues throughout her life. Sally was fabulous at sewing, she created many dressy outfits, curtains, bedspreads, and even her daughter's wedding gown. If you were fortunate enough to get one of her handmade Raggedy Ann dolls, consider yourself lucky, "they were truly beautiful"! Sally was an outstanding cook and was known for her Homemade Turkey Stuffing and her Spaghetti and Meatballs. She was very good at decorating her home, both inside and out and she even hung her own wallpaper.
Sally was employed at Sears Roebuck as a sales clerk before landing a job as a receptionist with Dr. Irwin Wesler DDS; which she felt was the best job ever, and she loved it very much. She enjoyed playing the organ and was devoted to the Blessed Mother; attending many novenas.
Sally enjoyed spending time with her family; especially with her grand, and great-grandchildren, and bragging about all of them. She had so much love for her late husband "Wink", her sister Pat, and her late brother Bill.

Her Life Celebration will be on Monday; June 6th, 2022, from 8:15 to 9:15 am at the John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home; 10975 Academy Rd Philadelphia, PA 19154, followed by her Funeral Mass at 10 am. At St. Cecilia Church, 535 Rhawn St, Philadelphia, PA 19111. Her Interment will be in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery 1215 Super Highway, Langhorne, PA 19047 .

In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Little Flower High School 1000 W Lycoming St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, or to St. Cecilia Church . 535 Rhawn St, Philadelphia, PA 19111.

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