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Levine Chapels

470 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA

OBITUARY

Rita P. Saalman

SAALMAN, Rita (Marshall), at the age of 97, of Brookline, passed away on May 28, 2020.

Adored wife of the late Wolf Paykuss and Peter Saalman, who predeceased her in 2010. Daughter of the late Tatiana (Goldstein) & Leon Marshall. Loving mother to Marc Paykuss, Jeff Paykuss, Daniel Saalman, and Karin Jones, and mother-in-law to Marilyn Paykuss and Bill A. Jones. Grandmother to Stephanie, Nataly, Samantha, Magnolia, Elizabeth and Benjamin.

She worked for many years at Peter Saalman Associates, where she managed the showroom and many loyal clients who loved working with her. She was articulate and had a lovely presence about her that people noticed. She is well remembered as a person who was devoted, generous and refined.

Graveside service will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rita’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, Ma 02452 or www.Alz.org.

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  • Funeral services will be private

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Jeff Paykuss

June 1, 2020

After the funeral on Tuesday, we will have an informal gathering for people to come and visit from 2:30 - 3:30 PM in front of mom's house at 12 Bellingham Drive, Chestnut Hill, MA.

Janet Ingerman

May 31, 2020

My condolences to Rita’s family. Such a dear true lady, always enjoyed her company thru the years at the Showroom.

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