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Jeanne M. (Ficcardi) Sauro
  • In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Jeanne to Tippet House, 920 South St Needham MA 02492, would be appreciated.

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“Deepest sympathies to Jeannes family and friends. I loved her so much and will forever be grateful for her friendship. Jeanne was loving and kind....Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Laura Mills-Smith - Medfield, MA

“My heart felt sympathy to the family! Jeanne was a powerhouse and a one heck of a warrior! You will surly be missed! Rest easy my friend your work...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Theresa Reid - Jacksonville, NC

“It is hard to say goodbye to someone that you have known for over 55 years. That is longer than I have known anyone, including almost all of my...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Larry Newman - Kittery, ME

“Catherine & Nick we are truly sorry to learn of the passing of your Mom. Jeanne was a wonderful person! We shared many fun times while living in...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Carolyn Roycroft - Medway, MA

“I'm struggling to find the right words to say because there are so many ways to describe what an amazing woman and friend Jeanne was. I just can't...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jill Peterson - Townsend, MA

“Jeannie was just at my house a few weeks ago...she called me just about every day and had the most positive outlook considering what she was going...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sandy Malkin - Milford, MA

“We knew each other for almost our whole lives, and my memories of growing up together on Cedar Street always bring a smile.You were always one of a...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Susan MacDonald MacDonald - CA


Jeanne M. (Ficcardi) Sauro, of Mansfield passed away from complications of breast cancer on June 15, 2018.
Jeanne was the mother of Catherine and Nicholas Sauro both of Medfield and sister of Elinor "Ellie" Jarvis and husband Tony of Millis, Mary Ficcardi and wife Chris of Mashpee and Frank Ficcardi and wife Katie of Medfield. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Barbara (Kay) Ficcardi of Needham. Jeanne was born and raised in Needham and graduated for Needham High in 1976 and Mt. Ida College in 1979. She was a passionate patient advocate and activist for Medical Cannabis Patients, a member of the Mass Patient Advocacy Alliance of Boston and Americans for Safe Access of Washington DC and was also a member of Franklin Lodge No. 2136 BPOE. Jeanne loved gardening and interior design. She loved her flowers and decorating her home as well as other people's homes. She also loved cooking, entertaining, music and dancing, Boston sports, especially following her beloved New England Patriots.
"Special thanks to all of my amazing friends, you know who you are, as well as all of my doctors and nurses at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham & Women's Hospital for giving me the absolute best care a patient could possibly have and to Tippet Hospice House".
Visiting hours for Jeanne will be held on Mon June 18 from 4-8 PM in the Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave Needham. A Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate her life will be held on Tues at 10 AM in St. Joseph's Church Needham.
Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Jeanne to Tippet House, 920 South St Needham MA 02492, would be appreciated.

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