Brian "Shaper" E. Savage

April 9, 1948 ~ November 19, 2022 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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SAVAGE – Brian E. “Shaper”, age 74 of Braintree, formerly of Dorchester, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 19, 2022.

Brian had an infectious smile and a great sense of humor. He was an avid golfer and Boston Red Sox fan. He was a fixture in the stands on the Right Field Roof Deck, volunteered in Autograph Alley, and was a past member of the BoSox Club. He accumulated a large collection of sports memorabilia but his most cherished item was his hole-in-one golf ball. Brian spent his entire career working for his beloved City of Boston and retired from the Public Facilities Department. He was a graduate of Catholic Memorial and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (formerly John J. Pershing College). He was also a founding member of the 27th Lancers.

Loving father of Amy Savage of Weymouth. Son of the late Edward “Doc” Savage and Helen (Drake). Brother of Michael Savage and his wife Ellen of Cohasset, Patti Loiodice and her late husband Donald of Kittery, ME, Elizabeth “Betty” Griffin and her husband Neil of Weymouth and Ted Savage and his wife Barbara of Walpole. Longtime friend of Kathy Savage of Weymouth. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. 

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 23 in the John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St., (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER at 11:00 AM. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, November 22 from 4-7 PM in the funeral home.                      

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Brian may be made to a charity of one's choice.


November 22, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home
740 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Funeral Service
November 23, 2022

11:00 AM
John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home
740 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

November 23, 2022

12:00 PM
Cedar Grove Cemetery
920 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

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Brian "Shaper" Savage

April 9, 1948-November 19, 2022

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