Susan E. O'Neill
Susan E. O’Neill (White), age 78 of Canton passed away September 7th surrounded by her loving family at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. Born in Boston, she was raised in Canton and graduated from Canton High School Class of 1959 where she was a member of the Field Hockey Team and Basketball Team. Susan was a Para Professional in Special Education in the Canton Public Schools for over 30 years before retiring. She was very devoted to her students and developed a special bond with many over the years. Sue volunteered in countless capacities while raising her 5 active children and enjoying her grandchildren. She was an active member of the Canton Historical Society, most recently creating a book cataloguing senior photos of every Canton High School graduate from the early 1800s through 2018, it was a labor of love. She was proud of her many years of work with Scholar Dollar raising thousands of dollars to help countless Canton High graduates in their pursuit of higher education and more recently supported Canton High School as a Canton High Alumni Association Board Member. Sue enjoyed long standing reservations with the same group of close friends for dinner on Friday nights, to any place they had a coupon. What brought Sue the most joy was spending time with family and friends and on any given Sunday night you would find her surrounded by them at the Town Spa.
Beloved wife of John W. “Jack”. Mother of Maureen Miller and her partner Dennis Cadorette, Jr. of Abington, Jake O’Neill and his wife Elaine of Abington, Kate Baculi and her husband Frans of San Diego, CA, Nancy Powers and her husband Rick of Canton, and Michael O’Neill of Portland, OR. Sister of the late Frank White, Jr and Jack White. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Canton High School graduate for every year from the early 1800s through 2018, it was a labor of love.
Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Wednesday from 4-8 pm. Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church, Canton Thursday morning at 11:00. Burial St. Mary’s Cemetery, Canton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Canton Historical Society 1400 Washington St. Canton, MA 02021. For guestbook see www.dockrayandthomasfuneralhome.com