Susan Cross Meader, 69, of East Harwich passed away at her home in the early morning hours of April 12 after a long illness.
She leaves her twin sister, Linda Cross Saupe and her brother-in-law Tom Saupe of Oakham, MA, her sister, Patricia Cross of Concord, MA and her niece, Lee Cross, of New York City. Also her in-laws Stephen and Helena Meader of Madison, CT, Nancy and Ian Davidson, Sr. of Rock Hill, SC and nephews Mark S. Meader of Mullica Hill, NJ, Ian A. Davidson, Jr. of Clemson, SC and Cameron S. Davidson of Sullivan’s Island, SC as well as many devoted friends. Susan was predeceased by her husband of 44 years, Charles Meader, who died in April of 2016.
The daughter of Frank and Lennie Cross she grew up in Worcester and on Cape Cod. She was a graduate of Venerini Academy for Girls, received her Associates Degree in Fine Arts from the School of the Worcester Art Museum and earned her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Susan was an excellent artist, chef and baker. During her life she worked as a high school fine arts teacher, professional chef and baker, and real estate agent.
At the time of her death Susan was under the care of Hope Hospice of Sandwich, as well as her sisters and her many loving friends.
A celebration of Susan’s life will be at a later date determined by the family.
Donations in Susan’s memory may be made to Harwich Fire Association, 175 Sisson Road, Harwich, MA 02645.