Sara A. Robertson

Sara A. Robertson, 56, of Jamestown, died Wednesday (Feb. 27, 2013), in the Buffalo Veterans Administration Medical Center, after courageous battle with cancer.

She was born May 7, 1957, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Floyd C. and the late Hazel (Bunston) Gifford.

A 1974 graduate of Dunkirk High School, she was a veteran of the U.S. Army. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. Her favorite place was her summer camp and building bonfires that were seen for miles. She was best known around Jamestown as one of the best female pool players in the area.

She is survived by two brothers: Steve Gifford of Jamestown, and George (Kathy) Gifford; her niece, Mikki of Akeley, Pa.; a sister, Beth (Dan) Wassell and nephews: Jason and Damien and niece, Denielle of East Haven, Conn.

She was preceded in death by her father on Nov. 9, 1992; her mother on Nov. 14, 2001; by a brother Mark Robertson on Feb. 8, 2001; and by her best friend in the entire world, her loving dog, Princess.

A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced.

Memorials may be made to the Buffalo Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3495 Bailey Ave., Buffalo, NY 14215.

Powers, Present & Sixbey Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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