hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

July 18, 2013

Guy L. Sawyer, 77


Plaistow, NH — Guy L. Sawyer, 77, of Plaistow passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill.

He was born in Revere on July 27, 1935, son of the late Verna (Cutting) and Guy Ellsworth Sawyer.

Guy was a graduate of Boston College High School and served in the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by his wife Helen Ann (Cody) Sawyer of Hampstead, his children Shawn L. Sawyer of Charlotte, NC, Joanne Jones of Hampstead, Guy Patrick Sawyer and his wife Maggie L. of Sandown, Janine M. Sawyer-Standley of Atkinson, and Rebecca and her husband Michael Tirabassi of Wilbraham, MA, his brother Robert Sawyer of FL, sisters Donna Black of CA and Norma Rouleau of CA, 24 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late Helen Marie Sawyer and grandfather of the late Jon Councilman.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 6, from the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill followed by a funeral Mass at St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 8 Atkinson Depot Rd., Plaistow. Interment followed in the Atkinson Cemetery. Calling hours at the Funeral Home were held Friday. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Kimi Nichols Development Center, Inc. 17 East Rd., Plaistow, NH 03865. To view his complete obituary or leave condolences to his family please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.