CORRECTION TO ORIGINAL OBITUARY: AUBURN: LouAnn Savarese Updike, 63 peacefully passed away at her home on Chatfield Road,
Elbridge, NY. LouAnn was born in Auburn and was the daughter of the late Ciro Savarese and
was widow of Charles Updike who passed away in 1990
She was best known for her decades of service, cooking at Brenda’s Diner, where she loved
being with her customers. She enjoyed doing all types of crafts and loved listening to live
music. She truly enjoyed the time she spent with her family and she especially loved her
precious great grandson.
LouAnn is survived by: her mother, Barbara Bortz Savarese, her wonderful companion, Ralph
Hotaling; her children, Charles Updike, Jr, Elizabeth Walters (Marvin) and Kimberly Kahler
(David) all of Auburn. Her siblings; James Savarese and Betsy Kennedy both of Seneca Falls,
Maria Leschak, Barbara Savarese, Linda Murray (Robert) all of Auburn and Theresa Savarese of
Rochester, by her own grandchildren Christian and Dylan Walters as well as Jason, Dakota and Alex
Kahler and Anastasia Updike; ans also be her companion Ralph’s grandchildren who she loved as her
own Payton Skutt as well as Scarlet and Jaxson Tanner and ultimately by her precious great grandson, Scott Smith.
Besides her father, Ciro and her husband Charles Updike she was predeceased by her grandson,
Chad Kahler and a niece Amber Savarese.
Calling hours for LouAnn will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2021 "CORRECTION" FROM 3 TO 6PM in the Cheche
Funeral home 1778 Clark Street Auburn with a funeral service to follow immediately thereafter
in the funeral home. Burial will occur at a later date,
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