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Lillian Sakey, former administrative assistant, 87

Lillian (Battit) Sakey, who worked as an administrative assistant in the office of the Dean of Student Affairs until retiring in 1987, died on May 19. She was 87.

Born and raised in Cambridge, she was a graduate of Cambridge High and Latin School. She was the wife of the late Charles L. Sakey, and lived in Arlington and, most recently, in Westwood.

She is survived by three daughters, six grandchildren, two brothers, one sister and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral was held Friday, May 23, at St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church in Cambridge. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church. If desired, contributions may be earmarked for the Convent of Saidnaya.

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