Arthur E. Sawyer, 1927-2013

HUBBARD – Arthur E. Sawyer, 85, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at his home.

He was born Sept. 22, 1927, in New Orleans, the son of the late Grayson L Sawyer Sr. and the late Louise Sawyer.

Arthur married Eleonora Schumacher Sawyer.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy.

He is survived by his wife, Eleonora Sawyer of Toms River, N.J.; daughters Sheryl (LeRoy) Pope of Toms River and Karlene (Craig) Mitchell of New Orleans; a son, Keith Sawyer of Toms River; a nephew, Glenn S. Sawyer of Covington, La.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Grayson Sawyer; and sisters Theresa Sawyer, Jennifer Sawyer and Catheryn Sawyer.

Private services will be held.

The family requests that material contributions be made to Salesians Missions, 2 Lefevre Lane, New Rochelle, NY 10801-5710, in his memory.

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