Phyllis T. Sale – Lincoln

Phyllis T. Sale – Lincoln

Phyllis T. (Savoie) Sale, 75, of Chapel Street, Lincoln, 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 50 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 50 years.

Mrs. Sale was a 1st 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, Mass.; six sisters, Carol Lindblade of Queensbury, N.Y., Jean Heslin of Carolina Shores, N.C., Joan Leonard of Sarasota, Fla., Marian Kneepkens of Bluffton, S.C., Mary-Teresa Shaunessy of Bellingham, Mass., and Ann-Marie Dau of Walnut Creek, Calif.; four brothers, Francis Savoie of Steubenville, Ohio, Thomas Savoie of Littleton, Colo., David Savoie of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Paul Savoie of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two granddaughters, Isabella Moulico and Charlotte Allton; and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held Monday, March 16, at 9 a.m., from Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln, with a Mass of Christian Burial, at 10. a.m., in St. Jude Church, 301 Front St., Lincoln. Burial will follow in Diamond Hill Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are invited, and may call Sunday, from 4 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, R.I. 02906, would be appreciated.

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