He was an excellent cook, had a great sense of humor, could fix anything, loved to garden and grow Jade plants and was an accomplished wine maker. He enjoyed sharing his different wines with family and friends. But above all he was a “great family man”.
Sal was the devoted husband of the late Mary L. (DiSano) Savarino; loving father of James R. Savarino of N. Andover, John J. Savarino of Reading, Paul R. Savarino and his wife, Charlene of New Jersey and the late Michael O. Savarino; beloved grandfather of James, Olivia, Danielle, Joseph, Angela, Natalie and Paul; loving companion of 24 years to Donna Kendall of Danvers; brother of the late Betty Scanlon, Louis Savarino and Rosario Savarino Jr.; also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose, on Saturday, January 19, at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St. Wakefield, at 10 a.m.. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday, from 4-8 p.m. Interment at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, MA 01923. To send a message of condolence or to view an online tribute please visit www.gatelyfh.com