Memorial Services Scheduled for John Sara

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PLANTATION, FL (May 18, 2009) – Memorial services for retired Evangelical Covenant Church Pastor John Sara will be held at 11 a.m. May 29 at Covenant Village of Florida. Sara, 86, died Saturday.

Sara was born December 23, 1922, in Elkhorn, Montana. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from Gordon College in Boston, Massachusetts; a bachelor of divinity degree from Gordon Divinity School in Boston; and studied at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois.

He married Carol Henderson on April 3, 1948. She survives.

Sara served Glendale Covenant Congregational Church in Everett, Massachusetts; First Mission Covenant in Kewanee, Illinois; Winston Manor Community Covenant Church in South San Francisco, California; First Covenant Church in Bremerton, Washington; Sioux Falls Covenant Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Pilgrim Covenant Church in Lunenburg, Massachusetts; and First Covenant Church in River Falls, Wisconsin; Trailer Estate Covenant Church in Bradenton, Florida; and Tri-Park Covenant Church in Sarasota, Florida.

In addition to his wife, Sara is survived by his son, John Sara III; and daughter, Margaret Bennett.

Interment will be at South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, Florida.

Memorials may be directed to the Benevolent Fund at Covenant Village of Florida, 9201 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, FL  33324.

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