Rita P. Saalman

Obituary of Rita P. Saalman


Levine Chapels

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

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