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AGE: 91 • Runnemede
Sarah Pavone (nee Tashgian), on March 9, 2014, of Runnemede. Age 91.Sarah was born August 28, 1922 to Leon and Maryann Tashgian in Philadelphia, PA. She married Louis Pavone in 1942 and together they had five children: Teresa Pavone, Louis Pavone, Linda Bryan, Shelia Eckroad (Al) and Maryann Pavone. They lived in Philadelphia, then moved to Runnemede, NJ. After Louis's death in 1972, Sarah worked for the Plymouth Paper Company as a stripper on the assembly line until retirement. It was there that she met Roy Hughes, her companion of forty years. They lived pleasantly together in Runnemede until Sarah was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Sarah was then placed in Kresson View Center, Voorhees, NJ, where she was given compassionate, loving care until she passed away.
In addition to her children and Mr. Hughes, Sarah is survived by her brother Chester and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the viewing from 10 to 11am Thursday morning at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE.
Graveside service 12noon Thursday at Glenwood Memorial Gardens, 2321 Westchester Pike, Broomall, PA 19008. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sarah's name to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave., NY, NY, 10001. Family and friends may share memories at www.GardnerFuneralHome.com
Published in Courier-Post on Mar. 10, 2014