DELMAR – Anne Beattie Sauer passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Community Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital.
Anne was born on December 12, 1934 in Boston, Mass. She was the daughter of the late Bella Fowlie Beattie and James Beattie. She graduated from Girls Latin School in 1952 and from Simmons College in Boston in 1956 with a BS degree with a diploma in nursing. In her years throughout high school and college she worked for the Boston Post Office and Boston Public Library. Anne was the head nurse of the Polio and Orthopedic unit at Children's Medical Center in Boston. She served one year as president of The Head Nurse's Association of Massachusetts. She and her husband and daughter moved to Hurley, NY in 1964. She was an active member of Hurley Volunteer Fire Company, Hurley Reformed Church and Women's Guild, and the Hurley School PTA . She also was an active volunteer in swimming, softball, baseball and hockey for Hurley Recreation Association, as well as for the YMCA and Kingston High School swim team, cross country and track teams. Anne was very active as a volunteer for the Kingston AAU swim team. She also was a volunteer in the Kingston Early Childhood/Child Abuse program. Anne was a Girl Scout leader for several years. She worked as a librarian part time in The Hurley Public Library and worked at the Albany Avenue Nursing Home in Kingston.
She married Reginald Sauer of New Richland, Minn. in 1962 in Boston. She is survived by a daughter Sandra (Kyle) Goodrich of Glenmont and a son Scott (Ellen) of Delmar; proud grandmother of Courtney Bella, Haley Elizabeth, and Benjamin Matthew Goodrich all of Glenmont, and Christian James Sauer of Delmar. Survivors also include two sisters, Dorothy (Franklin) Higgins of Warren, PA and Edith Beattie of Boston and Cape Cod.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, November 10th from 4 to 6 pm at the Applebee Funeral Home, 403 Kenwood Ave., Delmar and are welcome to remain for a service at 6 pm. Committal services will be held 10 am Monday, November 13th at Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Foundation, c/o Gift Processing Center, 310 So. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208.