April 8, 1978 - November 28, 2019
Sara Eaton-White, 41, of Townsend, MA passed away peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, on Thursday, November 28, 2019, surrounded by the love of her family. Sara endured a three-year battle with ovarian cancer with such grace and courage. Sara was born in Kingston, PA on April 8, 1978, the daughter of Lucille (Koneski) White and the late Gerald White. She graduated from Bishop Hoban High School in Wilkes-Barre, PA before moving on to Regis College and UMASS Boston earning her Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Sara dedicated her career to caring for the pediatric burn patients at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Boston. Sara took on many leadership roles during her career and ultimately became Nurse Manager on the Surgical Specialty Unit. Sara was an avid skier and a devoted Phish fan. Her calm and gentle soul reached far and wide. Her laugh generated happiness and her presence gave a sense of assurance that you were cared for. She was a loving wife, a caring daughter, a dedicated sister, a doting Aunt, a kind niece and an endearing friend. Her generosity and selflessness were beyond reproach. Sara is survived by her beloved wife, Judy, of Townsend, MA, along with their two dogs, Timber and Tela, her mother, Lucille A. (Koneski) White of Wilkes-Barre, PA; her two brothers, Gerald (Maria) White, Jr. of Hunlock Creek, PA, Gary (Marla) White of Tunkhannock, PA, niece Angelina White and nephew Justin White, Mother and Father- in-law, Lorraine and Walter Eaton of Schoharie, NY, Brother-in-law Jim (Jen) Eaton of Castleton, NY, Sister-in-law Lisa (Jason) Brown of Cumming, GA, nieces Olivia Eaton, Alexa Eaton, Alaina Eaton, Isabella Brown, Sophia Brown, and nephew, Corey Brown. Sara also leaves behind several loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and an abundance of close friends and colleagues. Her family would like to thank Dr. Rachel Clark Sisodia and Elizabeth DiTavi, RN, as well as the rest of the Gynecology-Oncology team at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for their extraordinary and compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Sara’s memory to Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114 Viewing will take place at TJ Anderson Funeral Home, 250 Main Street, Townsend, MA on December 4, 2019 between the hours of 5pm and 8pm. Services will also be held at the George A. Strish Funeral Home, 105 North Main Street, Ashley, PA on Friday, December 6, 2019 between 5pm and 8pm with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Leo’s Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan Street, Ashley PA at 10:30 am on Saturday, December 7, 2019.
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