Rita Gail Savoie

Published 4:14 pm Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Rita Gail Savoie, age 66, of Groves, TX, passed away peacefully on February 16, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Rita was born in Port Arthur, TX, on June 12, 1951, to Lester J. Breaux and Ethel Gail Delcambre Breaux.

Rita was a Hair Dresser in the Groves area for many years, where she touched many lives with her kind heart and her beautiful smile.

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Rita was an active member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Groves, TX. Rita sang in the church choir, served as Eucharistic Minister, and was involved in numerous other services and ministries the Church offered. She was also very active in the Parish A.C.T.S Community and was loved by all that she could serve.

Rita was married to the love of her life and best friend Johnny Savoie for 51 years. They resided in Port Arthur, TX for more than 45 years where they raised 2 children whom they love dearly.

Rita is proceeded in death by her parents Lester and Ethel Breaux.

She is survived by her husband Johnny Savoie, son, Todd Savoie and wife Gina of Beaumont, TX, daughter, Tiffani Savoie DeCuir and husband Jerimy of Orange, TX, sister, Peggy Payne and husband Jimmy of Beaumont, TX, brother, Darryl Breaux and wife Esma of San Antonio, TX, brother in law Clyde Savoie and wife Billie of Groves, TX, grandchildren Bailey DeCuir and Jacob DeCuir, and great granddaughter Ellie Grace DeCuir, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves, TX from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday February 23, 2018 with a rosary to begin at 6:30 pm.

A Mass of Christian Burial and Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday February 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Groves, TX.

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Harbor Hospice for their professionalism and love for Rita as they cared for her during the last months. Thank you Melissa, Courtney, Beth, Susan and Jon for all you did for Rita.

Friends wishing to make memorial donations may send them to: The American Cancer Society in Memory of Rita Savoie.