Susan Zaccaro
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Susan Ellen
1963 - 2018
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Obituary for Susan Ellen Zaccaro

Susan Ellen  Zaccaro
Susan E. Zaccaro, 54

Science Teacher

Susan E. Zaccaro, of Nutley, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Born in Elizabeth, the daughter of the late Roseanne J. (Sussman) and Robert J. Goodstein, she lived in Edison prior to moving to Nutley 30 years ago.
She is survived by her husband Mark Mochan, daughter Jaclyn Zaccaro, step-daughter, Amber Mochan, grandson, Ryan Jordan Zaccaro-Benson, brother, Daniel Goodstein, sister-in-law Stacey Cicero, niece Lauren Goodstein, and nephews Jacob and Luke Goodstein.

She was a Science Teacher with the West Orange Public School District for 27 years. Sue always took a leadership role as a teacher and colleague. She was advisor to many student groups, including, but not limited to: Peer Mediation, Helping Hands, Building Bridges, Science Club, STEM Club, and her beloved Student Council. Through student council and her role as team leader she organized many activities including the annual Cultural Expo, School Pride Events, Leadership Training for Students, and sponsored multiple charitable events and fundraisers. She was nominated for several prestigious teacher of the year recognitions and received a 2018 Community Service Award for her work in the West Orange School District.

There will be a celebration of Life Service held on Monday, July 9, 2018 at the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home 267 Centre St., Nutley.

Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Monday, July 9th from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

A special tribute will start at noon.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Susan Zaccaro Student Leadership Fund, Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive, West Orange, NJ 07052, ℅ Susan Zaccaro Student Leadership Fund.
Please make checks payable to the West Orange Education Foundation indicate Sue Zaccaro in the memo field.

Donations can also be made via credit card using the link below.
Note the Sue Zaccaro Scholarship in the Special Instructions section.

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