Loving Wife, Caring Mother, and Supportive Daughter
Susan Beth (Stuvick) Anderson, 51, of Foxborough, formerly of Wheaton, Illinois, passed away on Easter morning at her home surrounded by the comfort of her loving family, friends, and caregivers after a two-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Susan was born in Park Ridge, Illinois, on May 24, 1964, and was a graduate of Wheaton North High School (1983). She also was a graduate of the University of Illinois (1988) and earned her master's degree in Education from Northwestern University (1994). She and her husband Jeff were married in Wheaton, Illinois on July, 28, 1990. Together, they traveled the country, living in Chicago, Los Angeles and Austin, before finally settling in Foxborough, Massachusetts to raise their family.
Anyone who met Susan knew that she was dedicated to the well-being of others. As such, her professional calling was as a teacher and educator. She served as a special education assistant at the Vincent Igo School in Foxborough for over seven years, as well as a middle-school teacher in California and Illinois. Susan was a communicant of St. Mary's Church in Foxborough, an avid photographer, an occasional tap-dancer, and a full-time friend for everyone that she knew. She would frequently deliver plates of cookies to the Foxborough police and firemen, volunteer as a reader at Taylor Elementary, and tirelessly support local charities, sports, and events.
Yet, above all, Susan was a loving wife, caring mother, and supportive daughter. For over twenty-five years, she was the beloved wife of Jeff Anderson. In addition, Susan was the loving mother of Mackenzie and Kendall Anderson, devoted daughter of Loren and Virginia (Hein) Stuvick, and the sister of Linda Papanicholas and Janet Barrera.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a calling hour on Monday, April 4, 2016 from 10 to 11 AM at St. Mary's Church, 58 Carpenter St., Foxborough. A funeral mass to honor Susan's life will be celebrated at 11 AM with a private interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Foxborough, A collation for friends and family will be held at the basement of St. Mary's directly following the mass.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hope Loves Company by mail at P.O. Box 931, Pennington, NJ 08534, or online at http://www.hopelovescompany.org. HLC is the only non-profit organization in the world dedicated to helping the children of families affected by this terrible disease. Susan was an ardent supporter of the group, and her daughters both greatly benefited from its support and services.