Armand D. Sayers, 90, World War II Veteran, Well-Known Bartender

SayersArmand D. Sayers, 90, husband of the late Thelma R. (St. Pierre) Sayers, passed away at Hannah Duston Healthcare, Haverhill, Sunday, Sept. 27, surrounded by his family.

Born in Haverhill, he was the son of the late Albert E. and Roseanna (Durocher) Sayers. He attended Haverhill Public Schools. A World War II Veteran, Armand proudly served his country in the United States Army and was honorably discharged. He began his career in the shoe industry working for various shoe manufacturing companies. He was a well-known bartender at Allman’s Café for more than 40 years and later serving as bartender at the Lasting Room. A man of strong faith, he was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph’s and later of All Saints Parish. Armand was also well-known and recognized for his daily walks throughout the city.

Surviving him are his sons, Armand L. Sayers and his wife Cheryl of Haverhill and Allan K. Sayers and his wife Glenda L. of Kingston, N.H.; one granddaughter, Kelly Barnes of Sandown, N.H.; two great grandsons, Cody and Cooper Barnes; several nieces and nephews including his caregiver Roseann McMenemy and her husband David of Bradford. He is also survived by Christine, Shirley and Samantha. He was predeceased by his son, Ernest C. Sayers; brothers Raymond, Albert and Leo; sisters Lillian Kraynak and Irene Duchense.

Friends and family are invited to attend calling hours Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill. Funeral services begin Thursday morning at 9 from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 at All Saints Church, Bellevue Avenue, Haverhill. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Hilldale Avenue, Haverhill.