Mary Friga Seitzinger Sauvion

Published 6:08 pm Thursday, May 30, 2013

Mary Friga Seitzinger Sauvion, 86, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013 in White Oak Manor, Tryon, NC.

Born in St. Clair, PA on April 9, l927, she was the daughter of the late George and    Mary Charnak Friga.  She was the widow of Gabriel R. Sauvion who died in 2008.

Mary is survived by  two daughters Maryann Wherry of Columbus, NC and Elsa Beystrum of Caldwell, ID; a son Thomas R. Seitzinger, Jr. of Reading, PA; sister Anna Moylan of Caldwell ID and 3 grandchildren, Tara Wherry, Rebecca Beystrum and Benjamin Beystrum.  She was preceded in death by a son, George M. Seitzinger who died in 2011 and three sisters, Irene Friga, Margaret Tablack and Elizabeth Dobson.

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No local services are planned.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family in St. Michaels’s Orthodox Church Cemetery, St. Clair, PA thru James H. Evans Funeral Home, St. Clair, PA.

Memorials may be made to:  The Polk County Library, 1289 West Mills Street, Columbus, NC 28722 or Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, NC 28722 or to your favorite charity.

An on-line guest register may be signed at

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.