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Robin J. 'RJ' (Hansen) Eaton

Robin J. 'RJ' (Hansen) Eaton
  • October 21, 1954 - September 13, 2017
  • Waltham, Massachusetts

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“Eddie, I am so sorry for your loss. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Paula Adams (Blanchette) - FL

“The many beautiful memories you have of Robin will sustain you and your family. Please accept our deepest sympathy. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Joan & Eric Oberg - Ayer, MA

“Ed and family,I'm very sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathies to you and your family. Matt and Michele Alfond ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Matt Alfond - Ashby, MA

“Ed and Family,Sorry for your loss, may the happy memories of your time with Robin "RJ" help you through this difficult time.Bob and Irma Eglitis ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Bob & Irma Eglitis - Maynard, MA

“Hi sweetheart, I'm back because I couldn't get my first message to show when I wanted to review it. Know that you are loved, will be missed...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Jerri Verhoeven - Jackson

“RJ, as a little girl I remember you loved books, Kaiser, Dar, Jerri and Done. Now Eddy would be #1 of course, and all your friends, past and present,...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Richard Snow - Jackson, MI

“RJ and were roommates for 12 years when I lived in Arlington, MA. She taught me so much about acceptance, learning to see another's point of view,...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Kimberly Nyce - Malden, MA

“I love you Rob. Miss you very much but am happy you are no longer hurting.We shared some interesting ideas and will think of you when those things...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Jerri Verhoeven - Jackson, MI

“Our hearts go out to you in these times of sorrow, just know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. RJ will always be remembered as kind and...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Scott and Sheri Hansen - Holland, MI

“I will remember the books she recommended to read. Always good choices and so kind of her. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: patrecia Bovino - Naples, FL

“R.J. was beautiful, humble, talented, generous, witty - and strong. I will miss her. Roger that, R.J. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Joanne Ripley - Marlborough, MA

“Robin, your love, your knowledge and your patience will always be remembered by those who had the good fortune to know you! Thank you for your...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Betty Bayne - Jackson, MI

“I will always have many great memories of our commitmentson "The Road of Happy Destiny" - RIP RJ Anthony (aka Eddie G) ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Ed Geraci - Waltham, MA - Friend

“Eddie, Just want you to know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in your time of sorrow. Don and Sharon McClory ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Don McClory - Littleton, MA

“To Eddie & family, So sorry for your loss, our prayers and thoughts are with you. RIP RJ you will be missed. UD ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Frank & Cathy Ciulla - Stoneham


Waltham – Mrs. Robin J. 'RJ' (Hansen) Eaton, of Waltham, died Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home. She was 62.

RJ was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 21, 1954, a daughter of Geraldine (Snow) (Hansen) Verhoeven and the late Darwin Hansen. She was raised in Jackson, Michigan where she graduated from Parkside High School.

She graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston and before moving to Waltham had lived in Cambridge and in Arlington for a number of years. RJ was a patient activities coordinator for New England Rehabilitation Hospital in Woburn.

In addition to her mother she leaves her husband, Edward L. Eaton, her step-children, James Eaton and his wife, Lyndsay, of Waltham and Eric Eaton of Belleview, Florida and her step-grandchildren, Zachary and Alexander Eaton.

RJ was also the sister of the late Doan Hansen.

Family and friends will honor and remember RJ's life by gathering for calling hours from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 16th in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham where funeral services will be held at 6 p.m.