Sara Lee (Davis) Sigoloff passed away peacefully on Feb. 12 at age 91 at the Health First Hospice, Cape Canaveral Hospital, Cocoa Beach, Florida. Services were held with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by parents Samuel Davis and Eva (Freeman) Davis and two brothers, Harvey Leonard Davis and Marvin David Davis.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy Lou (Sigoloff) and Monroe “Monte” Taback of Merritt Island, FL and Barbara Ann (Sigoloff) (Aldridge) Dooley and William “Bill” James Dooley of Kansas City, MO; four grandchildren: James Brian Aldridge and Tracey Duffy of New York City, NY, Michelle Stacy Aldridge and Michael Mitchell of Asheville, NC, Rachel Danielle Sigoloff Taback of Tampa, FL, and Michael Davis Sigoloff Taback of Altamonte Springs, FL; three step-grandchildren: Leah Kathryn (Dooley) and Eric Eickhoff of Chagrin Falls, OH, Elizabeth Anne (Dooley) and Abraham Forney of St Joseph, MO, and Erin Kristine (Dooley) and Grant Goris of Wentzville, MO;
three great-grandchildren: Natalie Sky Aldridge, Jared Dylan Aldridge and Lloyd Brinley Griffin IV; six step-great-grandchildren: Lauren Eickhoff, Annelise Forney, Wyatt Forney, Naomi Forney, Ryan Goris and Nathan Goris.
Sara Lee was born on Oct. 1, 1928 in Omaha and graduated from Central High School in 1946. She attended the University of Missouri, Columbia where she met her husband Edwin “Eddie” Earl Sigoloff; they married on Aug. 3, 1947. She worked in his clothing store “Eddie’s Toggery” in Columbia, and she was one of the original employees at Nieman Marcus in St. Louis.
In 1998, Sara Lee and Eddie retired to SunTree, Melbourne, FL where she volunteered at SunTree Elementary School and was awarded “Senior Volunteer of the Year.” She loved visitors, was an avid St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan, and read the New York Times every day. There was always a book to read and a cookie for her visitors. She was a member of Temple Israel, Vierra, FL. Sara Lee loved being a Granny and keeping up with her grand and great-grandchildren.
Her body was donated to the University of Central Florida Medical School at her request.
Memorials may be made to Temple Israel, 7350 Lake Andrew Drive, Vierra, FL 32940.