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Gina Sauve'

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Gina Sauve' 1921-2011 ADAMS Gina Sauve', 90 formerly of 25 Randall St., died Friday, December 16, 2011 at the Williamstown Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Italy on May 6, 1921, daughter of the late Paul and Josephine Rapozzi Poggi she came to North Adams with her parents as a child, attended local schools and graduated from Drury High School in 1939. Mrs. Sauve' was employed for the former Sprague Electric Co. In North Adams as a secretary for twenty seven years, retiring in 1986. She was a communicant of the former Notre Dame des Sept Douleurs Church in Adams. She was a member of the Sprague Electric Gold Card Club, enjoyed cooking, baking, walking around Adams with her friends and going out dancing with her husband and brother Primo at the Italian American Club, but most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren and family. She came to Adams after her marriage. Her husband, Gerard M. Sauve' whom she married on September 2, 1946, died June 21, 1992. She is survived by two sons, Stephen Sauve' and his partner Claire Cabiles of Pownal, Vt., and James Sauve' of Adams. One daughter, Deborah Sauve' and her husband Scott Hayward of Harvard, Mass. Four grandchildren, Stephen and Daniel Hayward, Terry and Henry Sauve' and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers, Primo and Augustus Poggi. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Gina Sauve' will take place Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 11 a.m. in the Parish of Pope John Paul the Great in Adams. Celebrated by the Rev. Daniel J. Boyle, Pastor. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery in Adams. Calling hours at the TROTTIER PRINGLE FUNERAL HOME, 6 Summer St., Adams will be Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Donations in her memory can be made to Hospice of the Berkshires in care of the funeral home.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Dec. 19, 2011
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