Margaret Evelyn Sartori
Southern Pines, NC
Margaret Evelyn Sartori, 92, passed away at St. Joseph of the Pines on August 20.
Evelyn, as she was known, was born in New York City on September 11, 1917, to William and Mary Fogarty, of Ireland. She was one of five children and spent her life in New York City until 2006 when she moved to Southern Pines. She was married to John Sartori for 63 years, until his death in 2004. Her career included working at Macy's Department Store as a comparison shopper and photographic model. As a young woman, she was queen of the Macy's Day Thanksgiving Parade. She worked for many years at the Hunter College Library, where she had a devoted following of students whom she supervised and mentored. She was an exemplary wife to her husband and a wonderful mother to her two children.
She is survived by her children, John Sartori, Jr. and Jane Deaton and son-in-law Brian, sister-in-law Louise Herman and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, and she will be buried in New York with her husband John at a later date.
The family would like to thank the staff at St. Joseph of the Pines Health Center for their loving care over the past five years. They were like family to her and to her children. They would also like to thank the staff at Community Home Care and Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Joseph of the Pines, 103 Gossman Drive, Southern Pines, or to Pope John Paul 11 Catholic School, 320 N. Ashe St., Southern Pines. Powell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Condolences: www.PinesFunerals.com

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  1. Dear Jane
    I really wanted to come to the funeral mass but I just started school. I m sorry to haer about your Mom I loved her alot and when I saw she died at was at work I cryed.I will always remember her. She was a sweet lady. She has a special pla

  2. I worked for Mrs. Sartori for about five years from 1969-1974 while I was an undergrad at Hunter and a grad student at Columbia. If I had known how to reach her, I would have year ago. She made a lasting impression on me and I grew to love her. My heart g

  3. Dear Jane,
    Your mom was such a great support to me while I was working under her at the Hunter College library where I met my husband. She was like a second mom to me offering advice when needed and she was such a great listener, not just to me but t

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