Sadie M. Litsch RN, 88, of Mahanoy City, passed away peacefully Friday March 10, 2023. Born July 19, 1934 in Shenandoah, PA, she was the daughter of Richard and Grace Hassan. She graduated from Shenandoah Catholic High School, and The Sacred Heart School of Nursing, Allentown. After graduating she was employed by Philadelphia State General Hospital, Intensive Care Unit in the Locust Mountain Hospital. Shenandoah, Intensive Care Unit Hazleton State Hospital, Intensive Care unit Coaldale State Hospital/Miner Memorial Hospital, Coaldale before retiring. She was also employed by General Cigar Co., Mahanoy City as an Industrial Nurse. She was a member of St. Teresa of Calcutta Church, Mahanoy City. She was a devoted Eucharistic Minister, and a member of the Woman's Sodality. Sadie was also a member of the Catholic Nurses Guild, and the Mahanoy City Golden Age Club. One of Sadie's favorite pleasures was sharing peanut butter, Chocolate, and lemon desserts with her loving grandchildren. She was an avid fan of Notre Dame and the Pittsburgh Steelers football teams. Sadie enjoyed many hours of socializing with her friends and family and playing bingo and traveling on the local bus trips to casinos. Preceding her in death were her parents Richard and Grace Hassan, her husband George Litsch, her daughter in law Lori Litsch, and a brother Joseph Hassan. She is survived and will be greatly missed by her son George and his wife Diane of Tamaqua, her son Sean Litsch of Mahanoy City, her granddaughter Erin Litsch and her husband Michael Mullen of Allentown, and her grandson Nathan of Wilkes Barre. Her sister Mary Richards and husband Ralph of Mahanoy City, her sister Mildred (Millie) Krupilis of Brandonville and her sister Jeanie Maxian of Yardley, as well as nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated by the Rev. Kevin P. Gallagher on Monday morning at 10 AM from St. Teresa of Calcutta Church in Mahanoy City, Interment will follow in St. Canicus Cemetery in Mahanoy Township. Friends may call the the church beginning at 8:30 AM until time of Mass. David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.jarrettfuneralhome.com for more information.
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