Sarah Jean MacAvoy
MacAvoy (Sawler) (Bryant), Sarah Jean “Sally” age 77 of Lower Sackville passed away January 14, 2019 at home with family by her side.
Born in Halifax, NS, she was the daughter of the late Laura and John Bryant. Sally enjoyed travelling, dancing, reading and sports. She was a loving mother, grand-mother and great- grandmother who enjoyed having her family in her house for dinner thus giving her the opportunity to display her exceptional abilities of cooking and baking. During early years, she was employed by Moirs, Richmond Grocery, Perry Hope Pharmacy and Canex. Sally served in the Reserve Army (Signal corp). Since she was married to a serving military member she lived in Labrador, Colorado, USA, Ontario, Germany, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
She travelled all over Canada, USA, the Middle East and Europe. Sarah enjoyed her retirement years spending 20 plus years wintering in Florida where she met many very dear friends. She was a member of Calais 162 branch of the
Royal Canadian Legion.
Sarah is survived by her husband Victor; sons, Vincent (Mary) Sawler Grand Desert, Albert (Mary-Ellen Logan) Sawler White’s Lake, Brian (Paula) MacAvoy Oromocto NB; daughter, Linda (Bruce) MacAvoy Lower Sackville; Step-sons, Robert Sawler Western Shore, Bruce Sawler Halifax; grandchildren, Christina and Stephanie Fredericton NB, Gregory Anderson Toronto Ontario, Michael Anderson Lower Sackville, Rachel MacAvoy Oromocto NB, Kimberly
Langley Halifax and nine great- grandchildren; brother John (Estelle) Bryant Halifax; sister Elizabeth Logan Halifax.
She was predeceased by her first husband Vincent Sawler; her brother George, and granddaughter, Janet Fleming.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Sarah’s Life will be held in Atlantic Funeral Home Sackville on Saturday 19 January at 1:00 PM with a reception to follow. Interment will be held in Oakridge Memorial Gardens at a later date.
A special thank you to the Palliative Care Unit and VON nurses for their care and compassion.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Sarah Jean MacAvoy 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Sackville, Province: Nova Scotia