Edna C. (Sakowich) Alvarez, 90, passed away peacefully surrounded by the comfort of her loving family on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the Maples Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Wrentham. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Constance Sakowich.
Edna was born on Oct. 19, 1928 in Boston and attended Boston Public Schools. She married her late husband Raymond on May 27, 1950 in Jamaica Plain. She was a long-time Foxboro resident.
Edna was a member of the garden club and volunteered at Norwood Hospital. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed cooking for her family and friends. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Loving mother of Stephen Alvarez and his companion Sharon Tedesca of W. Warwick, RI, Diane Silva of FL and her late husband Ken, Raymond and his wife Nancy Alvarez of Holbrook, Thomas Alvarez of North Attleboro and the late Joanne Cameron. Devoted grandmother of Ashley, Erica, Jessica and Jennifer Alvarez, Meghan and Melissa Cameron and Michelle Copsetta. Great grandmother of Veronica Copsetta. Sister of the late John, Annie, Helen, Mary and Joe.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, May 30, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St., Foxboro. A funeral Mass will be held on Friday, at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Church, 58 Carpenter St., Foxboro. Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Foxboro.
For additional information, please contact 508-543-5471. To send an online condolence, please visit the funeral home website at www.robertsandsonsfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Edna’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049 Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.