Sarah Weeks Pelletier passed away peacefully at Croasdaile Village in Durham, NC on the morning of Monday, March 5, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, March 9 in the Few Chapel located in Croasdaile Village.
Sarah was the fourth daughter born to George Ethelbert (Bert) Weeks and Lovie Sigmon Weeks on November 3, 1925. She graduated from the Women’s College of the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. Upon graduation, Sarah worked in Washington, DC, Raleigh, and at Camp Lejeune before marrying George Starling Pelletier in July, 1956.
An accomplished and classically trained pianist, Sarah competed in numerous piano competitions as a young girl, and maintained her passion for music throughout her life. She was a long time member of the Green Leaf Garden Club in Maysville and attained her certification as a Master Flower Show Judge. A life-long and active member of the Maysville United Methodist Church, she taught Sunday school and Vacation Bible School, served as a member of the United Methodist Women, and on numerous church committees.
Sarah is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, George Starling Pelletier of Durham, NC, her daughters: Ann Pelletier Lane (Scott) of Arlington, VA and Sarah (Sally) Sabiston Pelletier of Baltimore, MD; and her grandchildren: Mary (Mollie) Morrow Lane, Emma Hughes Lane, and William Griffith Lane.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Margaret Weeks Hammond of Gainesville, FL, Christine Weeks Underwood of Greensboro, NC, and Eleanor Weeks Gaver of Charleston, SC.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Croasdaile Village Benevolent Fund, 2600 Croasdaile Farm Parkway, Durham, NC 27705.