Susan Frey, former president of the Eastport Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary, passed away on Friday, March 5. She was 70 years old.

Frey was widely known in the community as Mrs. Claus at the fire department’s annual Breakfast with Santa event.

“She has worn many hats, but the most familiar one was Mrs. Claus when Santa came to Eastport to visit,” the Eastport Fire Department stated in a Facebook post.

Frey’s husband Jeffrey, an ex-chief and longtime member of the fire department, died in 2017.

The following services are scheduled for Susan Frey:

Moloney-Sinnicksons Funeral Home and Cremation Center
203 Main St. in Center Moriches

Tuesday, March 9
2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

Tuesday, March 9
8 p.m.

Wednesday, March 10
10 a.m.

The funeral home asks that all visitors wear breathing masks.