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Sarah M. (Pires) (Dion) Julien

April 20, 1950 ~ June 12, 2022 (age 72)

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PEABODY - Mrs. Sarah M. (Pires) (Dion) Julien, 72, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late Roger R. Julien, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 12th, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Griffin) Pires, she was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School.

Sarah began a long career in healthcare working as a Certified Nursing Assistant at several North Shore facilities including the former Cedar Glen for many years and after their closing, she joined the staff at Hathorne Hill both of Danvers, where she was known for kind and caring nature.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Sarah enjoyed being surrounded by family and involved in her children’s and grandchildren’s many activities and was very proud of their accomplishments. She was a longtime resident of the City of Peabody where she liked to garden, loved her animals especially her birds and dogs, was an avid reader and loved to dance. She will be deeply missed by her loving family and many friends.

Surviving Sarah are her children; Rhonda Dion of Peabody and David Dion and his wife, Dianna of Ormond Beach, FL, her grandchildren; Brendan Dion, Joey Meggison, Richard Meggison, Brianna Smith, and Amber Dion, her great-grandchildren; Camden and Juliana and her brother, Mark Pires, and his wife, Maureen of Peabody, her nephew Michael Pires and nieces, Caitlin and Shannon Pires. She was also the sister of the late Martha Pires.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Service which will be held at O’Donnell Cremations – Funerals – Celebrations, 167 Maple St., (Rte. 62) DANVERS on Friday, June 17th, at 11 A.M. Burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Sarah’s memory to Compassionate Care Hospice, 800 West Cummings Park, Suite. 3100, Woburn, MA 01801. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.

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Funeral Service
June 17, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
O'Donnell Cremations - Funerals - Celebrations DANVERS
167 Maple St., (Rte. 62)
Danvers, MA 01923


Compassionate Care Hospice
800 W Cummings Park, Suite 3100, Woburn MA 01801

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