Anna Amelia Sawyer - age: 93
(June 05, 1921 to May 18, 2015
Visitation will be 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM on Friday, May 22nd at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls followed by an 11:00AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church Street, Jay, Maine. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park Street, Livermore Falls, Maine.
Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Home Health Visiting Nurses at 15 Industrial Park Road, Saco, Maine 04072.
Anna A. Sawyer, 93, formerly of Jay, passed away Monday morning, May 18th, at Southern Maine Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born in Chisholm, Maine on June 5, 1921, the daughter of Antonio and Antonia (DeCicchi) Scappaticci. On June 7, 1945 she married Clifford Sawyer at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay, Maine. They were married for 61 years before his passing on December 16, 2006. She graduated from Jay High School in 1938. Anna was a housewife and also manufactured snow shoes at Aldrich Manufacturing Shoe Shop in Norway, Maine and fashionable leather shoes at the Livermore Falls Shoe Shop. She also worked for Dakin Dairy Farm before spending 25 years with Berry Hills Apple Orchard, both located in Livermore.
She was a communicant at St. Rose of Lima Church until 2005 when she moved to Old Orchard Beach and became a member of Saint Margaretís Church and Good Shepherd Parish. She was a long time member of the Daughters of Isabella and was an avid craftsperson and painter. She crocheted, knitted and painted many crafts and had a small shop on the porch of her home in Jay. She and her husband traveled to many craft fairs to showcase their unique works.
She was predeceased by her husband Clifford Sawyer; son David Sawyer in 1962; brothers Nicolo Scappaticci and John Scappaticci of Jay and sister Josephine Benedetto of Norway.
She is survived by her two sons: Richard Sawyer and his wife Cornelia of Saco, Maine and Walter Sawyer and his wife Nancy of Alexandria, Virginia, as well as 5 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.