Susan M. Hunnewell

February 11, 1954 ~ August 4, 2020 (age 66)


Susan M. Hunnewell 1954-2020


Susan Marie (Barbeau) Hunnewell died unexpectedly at home in Belgrade on August 4th 2020. Susan was born in Schenectady, New York to Philip W. and Bernice E. (Monroe) Barbeau.

Susan graduated from Madison High School with the class of 1972 and went on to attend and graduate from the Lab School at Redington Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan, Maine. She worked as a Pharmacy Technician for a number of years and also worked and retired from Madison Area Health Center as a Patient Representative, helping to get free medications for patients.

After Lab School, she married Gregory J. Hunnewell on January 17th 1976 and settled in Madison, Maine, later buying property and building a home in Smithfield, Maine. After an 8 month stay in Florida, she settled with her husband in Belgrade, Maine.

Susan was predeceased by her parents, Philip W. and Bernice E. Barbeau. Susan is survived by her husband of 44 years, Gregory J. Hunnewell, daughter Janna Weston of Belgrade, Maine, son Dana Hunnewell of Doha, Qatar, and grandsons Noah and Caleb Cowan of Madison, Maine. Her brother Morris “Mickey” Barbeau and wife Virginia reside in Lamoine, Maine and brother Daniel Barbeau and wife Janice reside in Norridgewock, Maine. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and many very special friends.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later time.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Susan’s memory to the Somerset Humane Society at 123 Middle Road (P.O. Box 453) Skowhegan, Maine 04976.


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