Malvina Hancock Savage, 84, D.A.R. Member

August 15, 2013

Malvina Hancock Savage, 84, wife of James Thomas Savage and a resident of Cape Charles, passed away Wednesday, August 14, at her residence.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holmes Presbyterian Church, P.O. 258, Cheriton, Va. 23316 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Eastern Shore, 165 Market Street, Suite #3, Onancock, Va. 23417.

A native of Morganfield, Ky., Mrs. Savage was the daughter of the late Aaron Clements Hancock and the late Elizabeth Davis Hancock. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution, the Garden Club of the Eastern Shore of Virginia, and Holmes Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Goffigon and her husband, Kemper, of Cape Charles, Caroline Savage of Chevy Chase, Md.; two granddaughters, Caroline Cooke Goffigon and Staige Davis Goffigon, both of Cape Charles.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home, Cape Charles.



3 Responses to “Malvina Hancock Savage, 84, D.A.R. Member”

  1. Gene Kelly on August 16th, 2013 10:54 am

    A true “Gentlelady”…she will be missed. Sincere condolences to the family.

  2. Amanda Bell on August 16th, 2013 4:03 pm

    I was saddened to hear this…..I was grateful for the chance to share a conversation with her. Always sweet and a pleasure to see. R.I.P. Mrs. Malvina.

  3. Julie Marshall on August 17th, 2013 5:08 pm

    She was a true classy southern lady. I will miss her.