Guy B. Savage, 89, of Taunton, formerly of Northborough


Guy B. SavageNorthborough/Taunton – Guy B. Savage Jr. of Taunton, formerly of the Northborough, Metrowest, and Boston areas, passed away Dec. 23, 2018 at Morton Hospital after a brief period of declining health. His wife of 54 years, Harriet L. (Smith) Savage, passed away in 2004.

Guy was born in Boston, one of three children to the late Guy and Evelyn (Scott) Savage. He attended Westwood Public Schools, was an accomplished athlete, notably both in basketball and football, and was inducted to the Westwood High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

He worked as a truck driver and proud Teamster for most of his career, much of it with H.A. Johnson Trucking and APA Trucking.

Guy looked forward to challenging games of Scrabble, crossword puzzles, and spending time with his family. His family and friends will miss the humor and wit that Guy was known for.

Guy is survived by three children, Stephen G. Savage and his wife Patricia of Taunton, David M. Savage of Dedham, and Kathi L. Cuoco and her husband Jack of Northborough. Two daughters, Charlotte L. Savage and Linda S. Riley, preceded him in death. Guy also leaves four grandchildren, William G. Jennette, Daniel G. Savage, Jennifer L. Ferreira and her husband John, and Michael Cuoco; three great-grandchildren, Aubree and Adisynn Ferreira and Devin Wilson; a brother, Scott Savage of Walpole; and a sister, Joan Caddell of Millville.

Calling hours were held Dec. 30 at Hays Funeral Home of Northborough.

To view Guy’s full life story, please visit his Book of Memories at