04 Jun 2015

CHS Mourns the Loss of CHS Hall of Famer Carrie R. Saia

Catholic High School mourns the loss of Hall of Famer Carrie R. Saia who passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2015.

Saia was inducted into the CHS Hall of Fame in 1977 in recognition for her service to the school. Saia served as the Mothersí´ Club president for the 1955-1956 school year. She spent many years as an active volunteer from 1948 to 1972 including working in the cafeteria, chaperoning dances, organizing banquets and leading fundraisers. One member of the Hall of Fame committee in 1977 recalled that she never said, íÍcould you donate.íñ She said íÍyou WILL donate,íñ and she never closed her conversation until the donor said íÍyes.íñ

Saia was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Roy Saia Sr. and her son, Russell Roy “Butch” Saia Jr. í´56. She is survived by daughter, Carolyn “Jeannie” Saia and son, Samuel Joseph “SJ” Saia í´72.