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Rita S. Savi

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Rita S. (Sherry) Savi, of Holbrook, passed away on Jan. 25, 2013, after a long illness, at the age of 83. Born in Gloucester, Rita grew up in Fall River and graduated from Durfee High School. She then went on to graduate from the Truesdale Hospital School of Nursing in Fall River with her R.N. Degree. Rita worked as a Registered Nurse at Cambridge City Hospital then at Quincy City Hospital. She then worked as an RN for the Gillette Company and Northeastern University. From 1962 until 1974 Rita worked for the Holbrook Board of Health and Visiting Nurse Association. Then in 1974 she began a 12 year career with Teledyne Acoustic Research in Canton as the supervisor of their First Aid Dept. While at Teledyne she met her future husband, Gerald Savi. Rita finished her working career with the South Shore Visiting Nurses Assoc., retiring in 2005, working and caring for the residents of Braintree and the surrounding towns. Rita was a great lover of animals and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Rita was beloved wife of Gerald Savi and the late Edmund Bridge. Loving mother of Paul Bridge of AL, Thomas Bridge of HI and the late Donald Bridge. Sister of the late Mary Hanson. Dear grandmother of Erik, Jason, Shane, Tonya, Jonathan and Danielle. Great-grandmother of DeAngelo and Evita. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. The Savi family would also like to Thank all the people and caregivers at the John Scott Nursing Home in Braintree and the South Shore VNA. At the request of the family, funeral services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ritas name to the Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370 or to the MSPCA, 350 So. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. Rita will be greatly missed by all those who were blessed to have known her. Arrangements under the direction of the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St., Holbrook, MA 02343. To leave a sympathy message for the family, please visit www.cartwrightfuneral.com.

Published in The Patriot Ledger on Jan. 28, 2013
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