Sally E. Koen
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Beverly - Sally E. (Jeffrey) Koen, age 79, died February 8, 2020 at Essex Park Rehabilitation in Beverly surrounded by her family. She is the beloved wife of Gerald T. Koen. Sally was born on October 17, 1940 in Peabody to the late Dr. Thomas andCatherine (Wiley) Jeffrey. She grew up in the Salem Willows neighborhood, attended public schools in Salem, and graduated from Saints Chretienne Academy in 1958.

Sally began her career with the New England telephone company in the data processing department, before becoming the Parish Secretary at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church in Beverly, where she spent many years. Sally was well-known for theparties she hosted on Abbott Street, whether to celebrate a holiday or just for fun. She enjoyed traveling, especially to England, Ireland, Italy, Paris and Vienna. Sally also for over thirty years volunteered at the Boston Marathon. Sally was happiest whenspending time with her grandchildren, family and friends.

In addition to her loving husband, Sally is survived by five sons: Michael Koen and his wife Debbie of Malden; Mark Koen of Bronx, NY; Daniel Koen and his wife Donna of Newburyport; Jason Koen and his wife Pamela of West Newbury; Todd Koenand his wife Kerri of Malden. She will be greatly missed by her six grandchildren: Jeffrey, Hannah, Jeremiah, Nicholas, Emma and Henry. Sally was predeceased by a sister Barbara.

Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church, Beverly on Thursday at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visitation will be held in the Campbell Funeral Home 525 Cabot Street, Beverly on Wednesday from4 to 7p.m. Contributions may be made in her name to St. Vincent De Paul Society 552 Cabot Street, Beverly 01915. Information, directions, condolences at
Published on February 11, 2020


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