Courtney Savaria

Obituary of Courtney Lee Savaria

Courtney Lee Savaria, 41, passed away peacefully on June 28, 2019 at Ellis Hospital with her family at her side after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Troy she was the daughter of Judy (McLoughlin) and the late Timothy Wheeler. Courtney was a 1996 graduate of Cohoes High School and went on to obtain two master’s degrees. She enjoyed her time working for Empire State College as an Educational Advisor and most recently her job as a care giver. Courtney was an active member at the First United Presbyterian Church in Troy serving as an Elder and in the women’s group.  She enjoyed writing poetry, taking long walks, playing the saxophone and listening to Dave Matthews Band. Above all she loved her family, especially being a mother to her two children and making new memories with them.

Left to cherish her memory is her mother Judy (McLoughlin) Wheeler, her daughter Elaine Savaria, son John “J.J.”  Savaria IV, the father of her children John J. Savaria III and sisters Kristin (Gordon) Sawyer, Kiera (Curtis) Hovey, Kayla (Edward) Oechsner and Nichole (Jeff) Wheeler McGuyrt .  Many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. She was predeceased by her father Timothy Wheeler.

Calling hours for Courtney will be held on Monday July 1, 2019 from 4-7pm at the First United Presbyterian Church 1915 5th Ave, Troy, NY 12180. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday July 2,2019 at 11am at the church. Burial will be private at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Courtney’s name may be made to an education fund for her children at Cap Com Bank. Checks can be made out to John & Elaine Savaria Fund. Online condolences

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Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, July 1, 2019
First United Presbyterian Church
1915 5th Ave
Troy, New York, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
First United Presbyterian Church
1915 5th Ave
Troy, New York, United States
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