Patricia Ann (Daley) Savage, 74, of Hagerstown, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in the care of her four children.
Born May 1, 1938, in LaCrosse, Wis., she was the daughter of the late Thomas Richard and Ruth Signora (Iverson) Daley.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Dr. Thomas Robert Daley.
She is survived by four children, Jane Savage Seward of Olney, Md., Pastor Thomas Robert Savage (Barbara) of Locust Grove, Va., Julie Lyn Savage (David Fenstermacher) of Mount Airy, Md., and Dr. Timothy Howard Savage of New York City. She also is survived by her former husband, Dr. Howard T. Savage; a sister, Mary R. Hinze (Les) of Onalaska, Wis.; and seven grandchildren, Nicholas Seward, Joshua, Jeffrey, Jeremy, and Jaci Savage, and Jana and Elise Fenstermacher.
After 14 years of service as a teacher for the Prince George’s County Board of Education, Patricia retired in 1987. She also worked at the University of Maryland University College in College Park, Md.
Patricia was a passionate volunteer for Habitat for Humanity in Wisconsin and Maryland, with the Women Build program and Hagerstown’s ReStore. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary.
Patricia loved reading, sewing, gardening, redecoration and doing crafts. She held numerous positions to support her Greenbelt community, donating her time to the Co-op Nursery School, Greenbelt Center Elementary, Bethune Junior High PTAs and Cub Scouts. Among her many journeys, she greatly enjoyed Denmark, Spain, Britain and Poland.
Inurnment will be private. The memorial service will be Friday, March 15, at 1 p.m. with a luncheon to follow at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Washington County, 100 Charles St., Hagerstown, MD 21740; or JSSA Hospice, 6123 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852.
Patricia A. Savage, 74
MAY 1, 1938-FEB. 5, 2013
Patricia A. Savage (Submitted photo / March 10, 2013)