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July 12, 1924 – Aug. 23, 2013

Sarah E. “Sadie” Kumiega, of Hamburg, Western New York’s first World War II war bride, died Friday in Autumn View Nursing Home, Hamburg. She was 89.

Born Sarah McWilliams in Belfast, Northern Ireland, she was a homemaker and president of the Ladies Auxiliary of Matthew Glab Post 1477, American Legion.

Her husband, Stanley, died in 1973.

Survivors include two sons, Michael and Philip.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Warsaw Street and Electric Avenue, Lackawanna.

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