September 11, 2013
SARA BÅRSKY (nee Frank), age 94, a lifetime knitter, died on August 18, 2013. Born and raised in Kensington, Sara lived the majority of her life in Philadelphia. For the last 5 years, she resided at the Masonic Village in Warminster, PA. Wife of the late PHILIP BARSKY, loving mother of FREYDEL BARSKY and MARILYN BOCCELLA (FRED), and sister of BEA MOSKOFF and ARLENE FRANK. Pre-deceased by sister RUTH ABRAMS and brother MORRIS FRANK. At the age of 12, her grandmother, who delivered her at home, taught her how to knit. Knitting was her passion and she knitted for 82 years. She was an original founder and member of the Jeff Knitters, a volunteer group at Jefferson Hospital. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Del. Valley Chapter, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.