NORTH JAY — Beverly A. Savage, 79, of North Jay has shaken off the bonds of this weak and earthly vessel Friday, July 13, to be in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and to be reunited with her beloved husband, who went on before her.

She was born Sept. 15, 1938, a stepdaughter of Jobie Bachelder, deceased, and daughter of Esther Bachelder of Avon. She was wed to Reginald (Buster) B. Savage on Oct. 18, 1952, who predeceased her in 2014, being married for nearly 62 years. She worked as a teacher at both the Cushing School in Wilton and Jay Head Start in Jay. She and Buster also dedicated many years to delivering Meals on Wheels and serving in various Christian ministries.

She is loved by her mother, Esther; her children: Jake and wife, Cindy, of East Dixfield; Hugh and wife, Joyce, of Strong; Leon and wife, Bev, of Temple; Nicolette Pinkham and companion, Larry, of Madrid; Lorrie Moody and husband, Gerald, of Phillips; Eric and wife, Jill, of Farmington; Joe of North Jay; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; her siblings: Joanne, Boyd, Shari, Willie, Peter and Susan.

She was predeceased by her granddaughter, Christy; her siblings Wayne and Jobie.

Beverly A. Savage

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