Virginia J. (Dickerman) Saytanides

Virginia J. (Dickerman) Saytanides, age 90, passed comfortably in her be­loved Milford farmhouse on November 26, 2016.

She was the daughter of Edgar and Ethelyn Dicker­man. She grew up in Somerville, MA, worked in a rubber boot factory during World War II, and moved to Milford in her early twenties.

She will be re­membered as a loving mother, grandmother, sis­ter and friend. She loved her country farm and na­ture. She enjoyed a deli­cious rich chocolate cake and roasted turkey. One of her favorite sayings was: "I love you a bush­el and a peck and a hug around your neck." The family thanks the dedi­cation and attention to the care she received from visiting nurses and doctors and her favorite caretaker, granddaughter, Amy. She will be missed.

She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Phillip C. Saytanides; her first grandson, Christo­pher; and favorite sister-in-law, Geri Dickerman.

She is survived by her brother, Russell Dicker­man of Milford; her three children and their spouses, Charles and Linda Saytanides of Pool­er, GA, James and Jean Saytanides of Milford and Ju­lia and Steve War­riner of Milford; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

There are no visiting hours. A grave­side service will be held on Wednesday, November 30th at 10:00 a.m. in River­side Cemetery, 454 Nash­ua Street, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 114 Perimeter Road, Nashua, NH 03063 in memory of her grandson, Christo­pher Warriner. Arrange­ments are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Mil­ford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, go to