Medford – Mrs. Jeanne F. (Beaucage) Savoia, of Medford, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Winchester Hospital. She was 88.
Jeanne was born in Waltham on August 10, 1931, a daughter of the late Albert and Mary (Fogarty) Beaucage, and was a graduate of Waltham High School.
She had lived in Waltham and in Watertown before moving to Medford forty years ago. Until her retirement she had worked for the Raytheon Company for many years.
Her children will long remember the devotion and care she took fulfilling her most important job . . . being a great Mom. Jeanne was creative with all kinds of needlepoint and knitting and was an expert in the baking department. Her hand crafted lemon cupcakes and whoopee pies were favorites among family and friends.
The wife of the late Vincent P. Savoia, she leaves her children, Diane M. Christopher of Tewksbury, Susan M. Christopher of Waltham and Robert E. Christopher, Jr. of Medford and her sister, Loris Murray of Arlington.
Jeanne was also predeceased by the father of her children, Robert E. Christopher, her sister, Irene Driscoll and longtime family friend Richard 'Red' Andrews.
A Funeral Mass for Jeanne will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 29th in Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.