CALAIS – Christopher B. Eagan, 60, died unexpectedly Saturday, June 6, 2009, at his home. Chris was born June 18, 1948, in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, son of the late Ralph “Buffy” and Gail (Murphy) Eagan. He attended Milltown (New Brunswick) schools and graduated from Lady Dunn Community College, St. Andrews, where he studied welding. After school, Chris began at The Flake Board Co., Milltown, New Brunswick. He then went to work for the cable company in Calais before starting his career with Georgia Pacific, Baileyville. After the closing of the paper machine, he drove truck for Stanhope Trucking, Robbinston. Chris was a communicant of St. Stephen’s R.C. Church, Milltown, New Brunswick, and was a former member of Calais Fire Department. He was an active member in St. Croix Lodge No. 46 AF & AM, where he served as worshipful master in 1987 and also in 2009. Chris enjoyed riding his motorcycle, canoeing, kayaking and most importantly spending time with his family. Surviving are his loving wife, Carol (Stone) Eagan; three sons, Sean Egan and his wife, Michelle, of Battle Creek, Mich., Scott Eagan of Massachusetts and Kevin Eagan of Orlando, Fla.; two grandchildren, Kaylin Phinney and Joshua Eagan; a sister, Teresa Brazier and her husband, Dr. Cressey Brazier, of Calais; three brothers, Michael Eagan of Montreal, Peter Eagan and his wife, Cheryl, of Haverhill, Mass., and Timothy Eagan of St. Stephen, New Brunswick; many nieces, nephews and friends. Visiting hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais, where a Masonic memorial service will be held 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s R.C. Church, Milltown Boulevard, St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Burial will be afterward at Calais Cemetery. Donations in Chris’ memory may be made to St. Croix Lodge No. 46, care of David Beckett, 77 Washington St., Calais, ME 04619. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.
CHRISTOPHER B. EAGAN
Posted June 07, 2009, at 7:44 p.m.