Elaine Cecilia Sayre, 92, of Weston, began her Heavenly adventure on Tues., May 14, 2019 in Jane Lew.
She was born on May 7, 1927 in Weston, a daughter of the late John J. and Margaret C. Hines Riley.
Elaine married the one and only love of her life, Nile N. Sayre, on October 30, 1948. Nile has been greatly missed since his passing in 1969.
Left with many wonderful memories are: one son, Wayne Sayre and wife, Denise, of Punta Gorda, FL; two daughters: Marcia Rogers and husband, Gary, of Jane Lew, and Sheila Sayre and companion, Larry Bailey, of Weston; ten grandchildren: Toni Williams, J.D. Harrison, Leslie Harrison, Chris Sayre, Jill Tolliver, Tyson Radcliff, Cody Radcliff, Ashton Carder, John Mike Carder, and Mike Rogers; twelve great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Elaine has been reunited with her parents; husband, Nile Sayre; one daughter, Elissa “Boo” Carder; three sisters: Mary Riley, Margaret Lancaster, and Camille Greene; and five brothers: Mike, Joseph, Thomas, Paul, and Mark Riley.
She graduated in the 1945 class of St. Patrick’s High School. She finished her education and graduated in 1946, from Riggs Le Maur Beauty Academy. For many years as owner and operator of New Image Beauty Salon, her talent, tenacity and good humor were well known. In her personal circles she was known as a wonderful cook and was famous for her lemon meringue and graham cracker pies, as well as her tasty and potent Christmas Eggnog.
Elaine loved time spent with her family and traveling with them. She traveled across country, toured Ireland and Hawaii and cruised the seas to the Bahamas and Caribbean. She also enjoyed a good social hour served up from a bottle, never a can.
As a Catholic by faith, Elaine was a faithful member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. If you attended Sunday Mass she invited you to her home for breakfast.
Family and friends gathered at Saint Patrick Catholic Church located at 210 Center Ave. in Weston on Mon., May 20, 2019. A funeral Mass was held on Monday with Reverend James R. DeViese Jr. officiating. Interment followed at Machpelah Cemetery in Weston.
Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service located at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew is honored and privileged to serve the family of Elaine Cecilia Sayre. Online condolences may be expressed at www.PatBoyleFuneralHome.com.