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Phyllis T. (Savoie) Sale

January 5, 1945 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 75)


Lincoln – Phyllis T. (Savoie) Sale, 75, of Chapel Street, died Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, surrounded by her loving family.  She was the beloved wife of David Sale.  Mr. & Mrs. Sale had been married for fifty years.

Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Roland Frederick and Claire Josephine (St. Goddard) Savoie, she had lived in Lincoln for the past fifty years.

Mrs. Sale was a first grade teacher and reading specialist in the Cumberland School System, retiring in 2010.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from Providence College, and earned her M.Ed., specialized in reading, from Rhode Island College.

She was a devoted Catholic, and was formerly a Sister of the Holy Union of the Sacred Heart.  After her marriage she was a very active communicant of St. Jude Church, Lincoln, where she taught CCD and helped organize various events.

In her free time, she enjoyed tutoring, and loved reading and watching movies, going to the beach, and completing word searches and crossword puzzles, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family and granddaughters.

Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Moulico, and her husband Daniel, of Lincoln, and Pamela Allton, and her husband Ian, of Milford, Massachusetts; six sisters, Carol Lindblade of Queensbury, New York, Jean Heslin of Carolina Shores, North Carolina, Joan Leonard of Sarasota, Florida, Marian Kneepkens of Bluffton, South Carolina, Mary-Teresa Shaunessy of Bellingham, Massachusetts and Ann-Marie Dau of Walnut Creek, California; four brothers, Francis Savoie of Steubenville, Ohio, Thomas Savoie of Littleton, Colorado, David Savoie of Oak Ridge, Tennessee and Paul Savoie of Colorado Springs, Colorado; two granddaughters, Isabella Moulico and Charlotte Allton; and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held Monday, March 16, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. from Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Saint Jude Church, 301 Front Street, Lincoln.  Burial will follow in Diamond Hill Cemetery, Cumberland.  Relatives and friends are invited, and may call Sunday, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence, R.I. 02906 would be appreciated.

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March 15, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Mass of Christian Burial
March 16, 2020

10:00 AM
Saint Jude's Church
301 Front Street,
Lincoln, RI 02865

March 16, 2020

Diamond Hill Cemetery
Reservoir Road,
Cumberland, RI 02864


Alzheimer's Association - Rhode Island Chapter
245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence RI 02906

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