Obituary for Eileen S. Sawin – Hathaway Funeral Homes

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Eileen S. Sawin, 80, passed away on December 27, 2022 at Morton Hospital in Taunton. She was the loving wife of William “Bill” Sawin, with whom she shared 42 years of marriage.
Eileen was born in Groton, MA and was the daughter of the late Michael Sullivan and Mary (Robinson) Sullivan.
Eileen was a graduate of the Notre Dame School for Girls and Emmanuel College in Boston. She was a longtime member of the Silver City Baptist Church in Taunton where she dedicated much of her time with her husband Bill. Eileen’s long and rewarding career as a teacher in the Peace Corps allowed her to travel the world and devote her time to the betterment of the youth in many countries. Most of all, Eileen was a devoted wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She will be deeply missed but fondly remembered with a smile by her family and many lifelong friends.
Surviving in addition to her husband are her children, Mark Mooney of McLeansville, NC, Kimberlie Lippencott of Mountville, PA, Scott Sawin of Athol, MA, and Holly Ford of Leominster, MA; siblings, James Sullivan of Mesa, AZ, Thomas Sullivan of Rock Hill, SC, Gerald Sullivan of Townsend, MA and Mary Lou Mara of Chicopee, MA; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and a large extended family.
She was the mother of the late Catherine Delgado and sister of the late Kathy Sargent.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Eileen’s Celebration of Life service on Saturday, January 7, 2023 beginning at 1pm in the Silver City Baptist Church, 261 Tremont St., Taunton, MA
In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Mrs. Sawin’s name to the church at
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Siver City Baptist Church
261 Tremont St., Taunton MA 02780


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