Elizabeth  Savage

Obituary of Elizabeth A Savage

Elizabeth A. Savage, a lifetime resident of Rye, NY, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Elizabeth, “Betty” dedicated her life to serving God, her family and the youth of Rye as an assistant librarian in the Rye High School for over twenty years.  She was married to her beloved husband Richard H. Savage for 59 years when he passed away on November 1st, 2015.  Betty was an energetic woman who loved to walk to church every morning before heading off to work at the high school.  She enjoyed aerobics and Pilates workouts at the Rye YMCA. Most of all, Betty enjoyed spending time with her family!

Betty is survived by her four children: Bonnie Spurr and her husband Gregory Spurr of Andover, Massachusetts; Clifford Savage and his wife, Sandra of Darien. Ct.; Sharon Breese and her husband, Christopher Breese of Winter Springs, Florida and Richard Savage and his wife Maiju of Rye NY!  Betty also has 10 grandchildren:  Greg and Brian Spurr along with their wives Sarah and Stacey; Clifford, Scott, Samantha and Morgan Savage; Kelly Breese and husband Willy Murphy; Katherine Breese; Richard Savage, Jr. and Sean Savage and two great grandchildren:  Grayson and Griffin Spurr with two more on the way in December and January!

The family is eternally grateful to Lucy Musukwa who loving cared for Richard and Betty in their home for the last six years!

Arrangements:  A wake will be held at Graham Funeral Home, 1036 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY on December 3rdfrom 4-7pm.  A celebration of life will be held on December 4th, 2019 at the Church of the Resurrection, 910 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY, 10580 at 10am.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her honor may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org).



4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Graham Funeral Home
1036 Boston Post Road
Rye, New York, United States


10:00 am
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Church of the Resurrection
910 Boston Post Road
Rye, New York, United States
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