Shrewsbury – Marguerite R. (Savage) Sarasin, 88, formerly of Worcester, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, in Beaumont of Northborough. Her husband of 52 years, Floyd J. Sarasin, died in 1996. Her daughter, Donna M. Kinney of Worcester, died in 2000.
She leaves her son, Joseph F. Sarasin and his wife Ann (Antoinette Brown) of Worcester; three grandchildren, Joseph A. Sarasin and his wife Angela, Christopher F. Sarasin, and Kimberly (Kinney) Callan and her husband Sean, with whom she lived and provided her care; six great-grandchildren, Lilliann, Sophia, Christopher Jr., Joshua and Michael Sarasin and Katharine Callan; and many nephews, nieces and friends. Four brothers and her sister predeceased her.
Born in Worcester, the daughter of William F. and Marion (McAleer) Savage, she was a 1941 graduate of Commerce High School.
Mrs. Sarasin had worked as a parachute inspector for the United States Army during World War II. She was an avid Red Sox fan, enjoyed line dancing and played the piano, and also taught piano lessons. She will be remembered as an outgoing woman who never met a party she didn's like and for her acute taste for coffee.
Her graveside service will be held Thursday, Sept. 1, at 1 p.m., in Worcester County Memorial Park. A calling hour will be held in O”Connor Brothers Funeral Home, 592 Park Ave., from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the day of the funeral.
For directions or for online condolences, please visit http://oconnorbrothers.com.