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Susan R. (Comernisky) SantaBarbara

June 22, 2020

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DANVERS – Mrs. Susan R. (Comernisky) SantaBarbara, 69, of Danvers, died peacefully June 22, 2020 at Beverly Hospital.

Born in Seneca Falls, New York, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Christine (Carnevale) Comernisky. She was raised and educated in Seneca Falls and was a graduate of Seneca Falls High School. She continued her education at Plattsburgh State University where she earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Education.

Ms. SantaBarbara was a devoted and passionate educator. She taught 4th grade for over 30 years in the Chelmsford Public School System until the time of her retirement. She loved being able to encourage her students to achieve great heights in life and was always so happy and proud to see the fine young people they would become.

A loving mother and grandmother, Susan was devoted to her family. She was loyal, thoughtful and loving. She relished time spent with family and friends and was always willing to host events where she would be surrounded by the love of her family and friends. She will be greatly missed.

Susan is survived by her sons, Nicholas SantaBarbara and his wife, Jennifer Nicoloro-SantaBarbara of Marina Del Ray, California and Joseph SantaBarbara and his wife, Marissa of Andover, her grandchildren, Olivia and Michael SantaBarbara, her siblings, David and Joanne of Ohio and Marie of New York and several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services are private. Please join the family remotely via Tribucast for visiting hours on Monday, June 29, 2020 from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (Rte. 62) Danvers. Sharing written rembrances and condolences, during this time will be essential in helping Susan’s family reminisce, celebrate and heal. We encourage you to share your memories by visiting her eternal tribute at  

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June 29, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
O'Donnell Cremations - Funerals - Celebrations
167 Maple St.
Danvers, MA 01923

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