March 15, 1929 - April 20, 2022
Florist Note- Please deliver all flowers to the funeral home in Lewes between the hours of 9 AM and 3 PM on Monday April 25, 2022 Marie R. Savin passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Born in Lewes, Delaware, Marie was the oldest daughter of William and Margaret Ritter. She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, John F. Savin, Jr.; her granddaughter, Marian Patterson; her brothers, Bert Ritter, Irvin Ritter; sisters, Mary Lou Steele, Joan Burton, Janice Moseley; and nephew Knox Ritter. Marie graduated from Lewes High School and worked at Farmers Bank, Mellon Bank and Ritter Farms. She was a faithful Hospice volunteer until she passed away. She also volunteered at Milford Memorial Hospital. She found her greatest joy in her family and was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and aunt. She was a talented seamstress, and her hobbies included crocheting, reading, puzzles, traveling and spending time with family and friends. She was an active member and elder of First Presbyterian Church in Milford, was a former elder at Lewes Presbyterian Church and for many years was a member of the Eastern Star and Pocahontas. Marie is survived by her two daughters, Jacqueline Searles (Bill) and Peggy Short (Ted); her grandchildren, Frank Savin (Michele), Jon Freeman, David Patterson, Jason Breault (Amy), Stephanie Cook (Dale); her great grandchildren, Kymber and Gregory Savin, Simone Freeman, Maggie and Boe Patterson and Marie Short. She is also survived by her brothers Frank Ritter (Janet) and Bud Ritter (Jacqui) and sisters Ethel Lee, June Simpson (Dan) and Pat Rust (Larry) and many nieces and nephews Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday April 26, 2022, at 11:00 AM at the Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, 16961 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE where viewing will begin at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow the services at the Lewes Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The funeral service may also be viewed via Live Stream by visiting https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1207125 In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to The First Presbyterian Church of Milford, 101 S Walnut St., Milford, DE; Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE; or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund at www:JDRF.org/Donate. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, masks are required, and social distancing protocols must be observed by all persons participating in any aspect of the services. Please sign Marie's virtual guestbook located on the tribute page.
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