MASSENA: Jack Robert Sauve, 77, of Massena died peacefully Saturday afternoon, surrounded by his family (December 21 2013) at Massena Memorial Hospital. Calling hours will be held at Phillips Memorial Home on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 from 2-4 & 6-8pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at 11:00 am at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Jack is survived by his wife Anna (Betty) Sauve; son, Jack Sauve Jr., Burlington; daughters, Kelley Annis and her fiancÚ Stewart Briggs, Massena; Karen Greenwood and her husband Lawrence, Norwood; Michele Sauve and her fiancÚ Richard Gallagher, Massena; grandchildren, Joshua Annis, Megan Castile and her husband Christopher, Morgan Sauve, Jenna Sauve and Brandon Greenwood; brother, Wilfred Sauve, Louisville; sister, Elda Shoen, Massena. He was predeceased by his sisters; Delia Salton, Bertha Gurrola, Annette Rowledge and brothers; Ernest Sauve, Joseph Sauve and Paul Sauve. He was born on December 22, 1935 in Cornwall, Ontario, the son of John and Louise Marie Sauve. He graduated from Massena Central Schools and served in the U.S. Army. On June 21, 1958 he was united in marriage to Anna E. Riley in Louisville, at St. Marys Church in Massena with Father Ladden officiating. He was employed at St. Lawrence Gas from 1962 to his retirement in 1998 as the Superintendent of Operations. He was a member of many organizations, including; The Massena Moose Lodge, The American Legion, Everton Fish and Game Club, Stillwater Fish and Game Club, The Massena Rotary Club, past president of the Massena Central School Board, Massena Town Supervisor, a member of the Massena Democratic Party, and MED board of trustees. He loved coaching and following all types of sports, with time spent over the years coaching girls softball and Little League. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and enjoyed exploring the Adirondack Mountains.
His biggest joys were time spent with his family and serving the community.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Massena Rescue Squad or The Boys and Girls Club of Massena, Town Hall Building-Room 9, 60 Main St. Massena, NY 13662. Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com