Sarah Verdino Thanhauser, 83, of Raleigh passed away on April 23, 2015 with her family by her side. Born on April 22, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY she was the daughter of the late Serafina and Vincent Verdino. Sarah attended NYU and had a career working as a dental assistant followed by a career with IBM, where she served as an executive level assistant until her retirement. Mrs. Thanhauser is survived by two sons, Steven and David Thanhauser of Raleigh and their wives Van Eure and Judy Thanhauser; one daughter, Susan Thanhauser of Raleigh; one sister, Pauline Venezia of Raleigh; two brothers John Verdino and Joseph Verdino of New York; five grandchildren, Christopher, Sarah Alice "Ali", Kevin, Sarah, Ian and Samantha; and many nieces and nephews.
Sarah will be remembered for her love of family, passion for life and kind spirit. She knew no strangers and touched the lives of many.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Mitchell funeral home on Glenwood Avenue from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
A memorial mass will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday April 30, 2015 at Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church, in Raleigh.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the George Thanhauser Bike for Hope, 9401 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh NC 27617.
Arrangements by Mitchell Funeral Home at Raleigh Memorial Park, 7209 Glenwood Ave. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.MitchellatRMP.com