Sarah A. Doup

May 24, 1925 ‒ December 19, 2008

Gambier, Ohio

Sarah A. Doup, age 83, of Ward Street, Gambier, Ohio passed away surrounded by her family on Friday December 19, 2008 at her residence. She was born on May 24, 1925 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Harvey and Lucille (Little) Hammond. She was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter #236 O.E.S. where she had served as past Worthy Matron. She served as a volunteer for Interchurch and loved spending her extra time sewing.

She is survived by her children, a son, Michael (Diana) Doup of Mount Vernon and his children, Tracy, Todd, Troy, Travis and Trevor, a son, Robert (Carol) Doup of Loveland, Colorado and his children, Nicole, Jennifer and Katie, a daughter, Sue (Gary) Donaldson of Mount Vernon and her children, Amy and Bryan, a daughter, Anne Doup of Gambier and her children, Sarah and James, eight great grandchildren, two brothers, James (Rita) Hammond of Parma, Felton (Mary Faith) Hammond of Howard, three sisters, Mary Mangone, Rita Hummel and Barbara Murphy all of the Buffalo, New York area and her faithful canine companion Max.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Robert Doup and a son, James Doup.

Friends may call on Monday from 5 to 8 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where an Eastern Star service will follow at 8 PM. The family will hold a private graveside service in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society, 900 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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