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Susan Caffrey Eason
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to
  • Melrose Permanent Scholarship Foundation
    P.O. Box 760695
    Melrose, MA 02176

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“Mrs. Eason was a fabulous teacher. She truly loved her job and her students. She had a way about her. She always was there to help and boost me up. ...Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: Barbara Eriksen Leclair - MA

“My condolences to you and your family at this sad time. May these words comfort you. It was never God purpose for man to die. Genesis 1:27-31. ”
2 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

“The beautiful funeral service held at St. Joseph's Church, on Friday February 19th for Mrs. Susan Eason, was indeed an honor and a tribute to her...Read More »
3 of 35 | Posted by: Dr. Phyllis Dragonas, Deputy Superintendent (ret.) Melrose Publi - MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. ”
4 of 35 | Posted by: Michelle (Surette) Frost - NH

“It was a pleasure to have worked with Sue for several years - as a teacher and then as a fellow department chair. I first met Sue when she was an...Read More »
5 of 35 | Posted by: Angela Singer Melrose High School

“JoEllen!!!!! Im just getting this notice. I would have attended this for you!!! I am sooooooo sorry for your loss!!! Love you!!! ”
6 of 35 | Posted by: Cheryl Cleary

“Christianne and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was an amazing person. When I became a biology teacher myself, I thought of her...Read More »
7 of 35 | Posted by: Erin Welby - Springfield, MA

“I was very fortunate to have Mrs. Eason for A&P my senior year at MHS. She was by far the best teacher I ever had. I credit her for instilling in me...Read More »
8 of 35 | Posted by: Jillian Cunningham - Melrose, MA

“My condolence to the whole Eason family ,Rich as you know I have been through what you are going through , it not easy , but you need to think of...Read More »
9 of 35 | Posted by: Bob Camelio Sr. - Saugus, MA

“My deepest sympathies to the Eason family. ”
10 of 35 | Posted by: Karen Poore - Malden, MA

“I was fortunate enough to have Mrs. Eason for Anatomy & Physiology my Senior year at MHS. She was one of my favorite teachers as whether it was in...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Jason Brown - MA

“My deepest sympathy to Susan's family. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. She was a wonderful teacher, respected by all. I worked with her at...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Jan Johnston - Wakefield, MA

“Deepest Condolences to the Eason/Caffrey family. Through thoughts, deeds and of course through her knitting, I know that she loved you all dearly....Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: Alanna Nelson - Melrose, MA

“So very sorry to hear this sad news. Have known Sue since 1978 through the Melrose schools. She will be missed. She always spoke of you, Danielle...Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: Sharon O'Brien Iagulli

“Dear Easons, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I am sending comforting thoughts and prayers your way. Although I never had a class with Mrs....Read More »
15 of 35 | Posted by: Marissa Babin - Malden, MA

“So sad to hear about Miss Eason she was truly one of the best teachers I've ever had. I still speak about her and the impact she had on me when my...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Maureen Cirillo - Winthrop, MA

“Dear Eason family, so saddened to hear of your loss. Mrs. Eason, as I knew her, was an inspiring talented teacher that I had the privilege to...Read More »
17 of 35 | Posted by: Mary Garvey McCarthy - Marietta, GA

“Mrs. Eason made an impact on me. She not only taught students about biology, but challenged them with enrichment and was willing to work with...Read More »
18 of 35 | Posted by: Jackie Granfield Ferguson - NH

“So sorry for your loss. I am a former student at MHS. ”
19 of 35 | Posted by: Elaine Parker - reading, PA

“She will always have a special place with me. Many many memories at MHS. My deepest condolences to her family. ”
20 of 35 | Posted by: Stella Cocchiara - Medford, MA

“I was blessed to be one of her students. Her class was one of the few I looked forward to attending. Thank you for making learning fun. RIP Mrs...Read More »
21 of 35 | Posted by: Jannel Kerry - MALDEN, MA

“Dear family of Mrs. Eason, I am so sorry for your loss. I had Mrs. Eason for Biology in sophomore year. I have never enjoyed a science class as much...Read More »
22 of 35 | Posted by: Angela Vitale - Melrose, MA

“My dear friend and colleague,letting go is the hardest part. I will miss your smile, wisdom and your cool, calm demeanor! ”
23 of 35 | Posted by: Althea Brown - Medford, MA

“One of the Best Melrose High ever had. Sorry for your loss. ”
24 of 35 | Posted by: Steve Murphy MHS Class of 92 - MA

“Jo-ellen to you and Tom and your family and Your Mom Maria and the Caffrey Family, I am truly sorry for your loss. Words can never heal the hurt..but...Read More »
25 of 35 | Posted by: Susan Connell-Keene - Malden, MA

“I am so sorry to hear this, what a wonderful teacher she was. She touched many lives and instilled a love of science that I hold to this day. I am...Read More »
26 of 35 | Posted by: Marybeth Horan Barter - key west, FL

“One of my very most favorite teachers. A real class act. Thank you and rest in peace. ”
27 of 35 | Posted by: Karin Sullivan - Melrose, MA

“She was a wonderful lady and a great teacher. I had her for science In middle school in the 80's. My thoughts and prayers to the whole family. ”
28 of 35 | Posted by: Cindy (Rhodes) Field - Wilmington, MA

“Mrs. Eason instilled a love of science me, a love that I use every day. Peace Ed kodzis ”
29 of 35 | Posted by: ed kodzis

“I had the honor and privelage of working with Susan at the high school and at many athletic events. Susan was a kind person who loved all of her...Read More »
30 of 35 | Posted by: Donna Keohane - Saugus, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all ”
31 of 35 | Posted by: walter Greene - geoveland, MA

“Mrs.Eason was always a kind person to everyone, and was an especially good teacher. May she rest in peace. ”
32 of 35 | Posted by: Taylor Mignacca - Melrose, MA

“I m so sad to hear about this. I have found memories of Mrs Eason at melrose High back in the early 80's. As a foreign student, I really struggled...Read More »
33 of 35 | Posted by: Nick Ramos - Georgetown, TX

“Mrs. Eason was one of those teachers that connected very deeply with her students. I never wanted to disappoint her. She held us to the very...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: Coleen Greco - Milford, MA

“God is faithful and he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. (1 Cor. 10:13) ”
35 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

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EASON, Susan- Of Malden, February 14th. Devoted wife of Richard F. Eason. Beloved daughter of Maria (Williams) Caffrey of Arlington and the late Richard Caffrey. Loving mother of Christianne Eason and Danielle Eason both of Malden. Dear sister of Sharon Stratford and her husband Paul, John Caffrey and his wife Janet and Jo Ellen McGinnity and her husband Tom. Also lovingly survived by 5 nieces and 6 nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street, (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Friday, February 20th at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Joseph's Church, 770 Salem St., Malden at 10 o'clock. Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.
Born in Malden 62 years ago, Susan passed away at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital Saturday morning. A graduate of Malden High School Class of 1970, she continued her studies at Merrimack College where she earned a bachelor degree in education and teaching. Spending her entire career at Melrose High School first as a teacher in Science and Anatomy, she ultimately was named the head of the Science department. Even after her day of teaching was done she would always volunteer in any and all school activities, whether dances or selling tickets for any school events, because she loved being a teacher at Melrose High School. A member of the American Association of University Woman (AAUW), she enjoyed knitting and reading in her spare time.

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Puritan Lawn Memorial Park

175 Lake Street West Peabody, MA 01960