Cary News: Obituaries

Gertrude C. Savacool

Gertrude Savacool of Cary, NC, passed away the morning of January 27 after a brief illness. She was a homemaker and was employed for many years by Metaltek, Inc. as a metal fabricator. Her hobbies included travel; quilting for family, friends and various charitable organizations; and bird watching. Gertrude will be greatly missed.

Gertrude was predeceased by her husband, Paul Martin Savacool, and her son, David Savacool of Virginia. She is survived by a brother, Gilbert FitzGerald (Candor, NY); several children, Jane Converse (Dryden, NY), Richard Savacool (Spanaway, WA) and Melora Rabin (Cary, NC); and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

No local memorial service is planned, but her family anticipates a summer gathering in Owego, NY.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hospice of Wake County (250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607) or the Owego United Methodist Church (261 Main Street, Owego, NY 13827).

Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, Cary, NC. Condolences may be made through