HAVERHILL - Anne (Fiorentini) Savinelli, 73, passed away after a long battle with cancer of the appendix on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.
Anne was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter. She was a teacher for 31 years in the Haverhill public schools primarily as a special needs teacher.
She was a fierce and longtime advocate for women’s rights and special needs students and believed in inclusion of all students and was a tireless worker on her brother’s Mayor James J. Fiorentini political campaigns for over 20 years. Also a strong advocate for the Fiorentini Rail Trail.
Anne was married for 53 years to the love of her life, John Savinelli. She leaves two beautiful daughters, Lisa Savinelli Williams and Lynn Maxwell; as well as three beloved grandchildren Francesca Williams, John Williams and Willam Maxwell; two siblings Mayor James J. Fiorentini and wife Martha and Susan McMillan; several beloved nieces, nephews and cousins; predeceased by her parents John A. Fiorentini and Lucy (Scamporino) Fiorentini and sister Linda A. Jones. Anne was extremely devoted to her family.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 10, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S. MainStreet, Haverhill from 10:00 AM to12:00 PM. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial celebrated in Sacred Hearts Church, 165 S. Main Street, Haverhill at 12:30 PM. Interment in St. Patrick Cemetery, N. Broadway, Haverhill. Contributions in Anne’s memory may be made to the Fiorentini Family Scholarship, c/o Haverhill High School, 137Monument Street, Haverhill, MA01832. For guestbook, visit www.driscollcares.com
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