Metz, Joan Scully
Of Newton, MA passed away on November 2, 2013 in her home, aged 71, of metastasized breast cancer. Loving wife of Peter J. Metz, III. Beloved mother of Chris and his wife Nurudee of Thailand, Michael "Scully" and his wife Megan of Brookfield and Colin of Somerville. Sugar-cereal-giving grandmother of Liam and Brendan. Dear sister to Susan Troy of Wellesley, her husband Leo, her brother-in-law David McNeil of San Francisco and her nieces and nephews and their children. Devoted sister-in-law to Alicia Bucher of San Leandro and Marsha Metz of Los Angeles. Joan was predeceased by her sister Sally Scully McNeil and her brother-in-law Tim Bucher. Caring, loyal friend to many. Passionate urban high school English teacher to hundreds of students. Her work for several causes was inspired by the Beatitudes. Joan's Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 7th at 10:30 AM in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington St Newton, followed by a luncheon reception in the lower church hall where remembrances of Joan can be shared. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held in the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home, 465 Centre St, NEWTON CORNER, on Wednesday from 4-8 PM, with a Prayer Service at 7PM. Please omit flowers. The family invites those who wish to please make a donation in Joan's name to the , 30 Speen St., Framingham MA 01701, 1-800-227-2345, or For obit, directions or to share a memory of Joan, please visit:
Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home
Newton Corner 617-244-2034

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Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home
465 Centre St Newton, MA 02458
Published in The Boston Globe from Nov. 5 to Nov. 6, 2013