LACONIA — Kay Ellen Sawyer, 59, of 1156 North Main St., died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
She was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of Monty Duval Heslop and Erline (Moreau) Reilly. Kay worked as a nursing assistant for many years.
Kay was a loving, gentle, kind spirited daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and friend. Family and friends were the focus of her life. Kay was selfless and generous to a fault. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.
In addition to her mother of Penacook, she is survived by one son, David Virgue of Gilmanton; one daughter, Teresa Burgado of New York City; one brother, Rex Reilly of Penacook; one sister, Fay Reilly of Conway; four grandchildren; Angelina Matos, Yansi Matos, Jolia Curry and Mason Virgue.
In addition to her father, she was predeceased by her husband, Michael Virgue; and one brother, Andrew Reilly.
A celebration of life will be celebrated from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, using the Carriage House entrance. Burial will be private.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.