Evelyn Savarese
Thursday
13
December

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Higgins Home for Funerals
752 Mountain Blvd.
Watchung, New Jersey, United States
Thursday
13
December

Memorial Service

6:00 pm
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Higgins Home for Funerals
752 Mountain Blvd.
Watchung, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Evelyn Savarese

Evelyn (Grandma) Savarese was born in Philadelphia, PA. on April 7th, 1923. Raised in Philadelphia, PA., she was one of seven children. Evelyn graduated 5th in her class from South PA. High School for Girls. During World War II, while employed at the Philadelphia Naval Base, Evelyn was secretary to the head Naval Architect in the Engineering and Test Division; who helped construct the Battleship New Jersey. While working at the Philadelphia Naval Base Evelyn met and married the love of her life; James Savarese.

 

While lovingly raising her family, Evelyn worked for Thomas & Betts Corporation and accomplished the following: Telecommunications Managers Association of NJSS; Association of Records Management Managers and Administration; Advisory Board of Bridgewater, NJ High School; Advisory Board of Somerset County Technical Vocational; Pioneer of the Cooperative Education program between Battin High School in Elizabeth and the State of NJ.

 

Evelyn reluctantly retired in 1992; at the age of 72 when the company moved South.

 

Evelyn was predeceased by her parents and six siblings, as well as her loving husband of 66 years James. Evelyn is survived by her sons Brian of Washington, NJ. and Glenn and his wife Patricia of Nazareth, PA.; Her six beloved grandchildren; Rachael, Scott, Christopher, Nicole, Jason and Timothy and her three precious great grandchildren; Mark, Gianna and

Giovanni. As well as many loved nieces and nephews.

 

Services will be held at Higgins Home for Funerals 752 Mountain Blvd, Watchung NJ 07069

Thursday, December 13th; Viewing from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM followed by a brief service from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Donations in her name can be made to:

In Memory of Evelyn Savarese

NJ Commission for Blind

153 Halsey St. 6th Floor

PO Box 47017

Newark, NJ 07101--47017

Attn:  Fiscal Operations

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