Wayne C. “Woodstock” Saward

Wayne C. “Woodstock” Saward

Queens County, New York, USA
Death 23 Mar 2009 (aged 52)
Middletown, Orange County, New York, USA
Burial Orange County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 55876527 · View Source
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Wayne "Woodstock" Saward, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 23, 2009, at O.R.M.C., Horton Campus in Middletown, NY, following a long illness. He was 52.

The son of the late Richard and Mary Eastman Saward, he was born February 9, 1957 in Queens, NY.

He had been a resident of Bloomingburg for most of his life and was a graduate of Pine Bush High School. Wayne served his country in the U.S. Navy and worked as a welder and later as a supervisor for the NYS Thruway Authority on the Tappan Zee Bridge. He proudly designed and built the Woodstock Monument on display at the site of the Woodstock Festival in Bethel, NY. Wayne was extremely talented and could draw anything. He loved art and music and being outdoors. He was a fan of NHRA racing and was a collector of NHRA die casts.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife, Nina; his three sons: Richard, Eric and Steven; his brother Walter's family: Christine, Brian and Wayne Saward, and his grandson, Tyler Charles; all of Bloomingburg, and his mother-in-law, Patricia Ray of Texas. Wayne is also survived by two brothers-in-law, four sisters-in-law, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Walter Saward on September 1, 2001.

Cremation will be private. A Memorial Service to celebrate Wayne's life will be held on Saturday, March 28, at 2 p.m. at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc., 130 Highland Ave., Middletown, NY.

Arrangements by Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc.; 845-343-6309 or www.applebee-mcphillips.com.
--Middletown (NY) Times Herald-Record, Wednesday, March 25, 2009

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Anna E. Muratori
1926 Brady Holcomb 1988
1921 Mary E. Saward Holcomb 2001
1957 Wayne C. Saward 2009

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 55876527
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wayne C. “Woodstock” Saward (9 Feb 1957–23 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55876527, citing Bloomingburg Rural Cemetery, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Vivian (contributor 46939563) .