Shirley Sayewich, 95, 50-Year Cutco Cutlery Saleswoman

Shirley Sayewich, 95, of Plaistow, N.H., died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 29 at Haverhill Crossings. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Sayewich. Born in Lawrence on Aug. 17, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Gertrude (Donovan) Lacaillade.

Raised and educated in Andover, Sayewich later moved to Plaistow, where she resided for most of her life. She was a well-known sales associate with Cutco Cutlery for over 50 years. She was an incredible saleswoman with a winning personality who enjoyed cooking, but most especially loved her time with family and friends. She spent her final years at Haverhill Crossings and much enjoyed the care she received and special connections she made there.

Sayewich is survived by a small but loving family, including two nieces, Suzanne Hall and husband Gary of Methuen, and Lynne Pickering and husband James of Danville, N.H., and one nephew, Matthew Monastesse of Haverhill. She will also be fondly remembered by countless friends. She was predeceased by her devoted and loving husband Joseph Sayewich.

A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held Friday, Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. from The Grondin-Carnevale Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Burial is private.