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Sara A. Schiefer


Sara A. Schiefer passed away peacefully at the age of 92 on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of Harry W. and Ruth Conklin Aderholt, Sara was born in Middletown, Pa. on June 27, 1927. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl L. Schiefer and brother William R. Aderholt.

She was first employed by the Hughes Aircraft Company at Olmsted Air Force Base in Middletown, Pa. where after a few years she accepted a position as a civilian employee for the Department of Defense. In 1966, Sara and husband Earl moved to Alexandria, Va. joining DOD’s Defense Fuel Supply Center based at Cameron Station, Alexandria, Va. She would go on to serve with distinction for a total of 32 year before retiring in 1987.

Sara is survived by her two children Sally A. Touloumes and Jay R. Schiefer, both of Montclair, Va.; two grandchildren Kenneth D. Touloumes of Falls Church, Va. and Alexandra (Touloumes) Britt along with her husband Adam Britt and great-grandson Nicholas Britt, who also reside in Montclair, Va.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at historic Pohick Church Cemetery, Lorton, Va.