Maryanne Bonislawski

Maryanne Bonislawski, 77, longtime and active Merrimack, NH resident passed away on Wednesday December 4th at Hanover Hill Health Care Center.

She was born in Lynn, MA, daughter of the late Leo and Catherine (Bugden) McDonough. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Stanley. They were married 53 years. Maryanne graduated from Ste. Chretienne Academy in Salem, MA. Maryanne graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame College and enjoyed a long, fulfilling career in social services. Before retirement, she was Director of Social Services at Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center. She retired to care for her beloved grandchildren, Chloe and Joseph.

Maryanne was a communicant parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy Church where she was a lifetime member. She was an active volunteer at Our Lady of Mercy Church and an active member of the John O’Leary Adult Community Center. Maryanne enjoyed traveling including cruises, sailing with family and friends and vacationing in Ogunquit ME, but most of all spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

Surviving members of the family include a son John Bonislawski of Merrimack, NH; two daughters Maureen Znoj and her husband Christopher of Bedford, NH, and Linda Bonislawski of Algonquin, IL; a brother Sidney McDonough and his wife Gail of Weymouth, MA; two grandchildren, Chloe and Joseph Znoj; nephew William Hart and his wife Cynthia of Lynn, MA and their children William, Kevin and Rebecca; niece Elizabeth (McDonough) Nelson and her husband Dan and nephew Leo McDonough and his wife Karin.

A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH on Monday, December 16th at 10 AM. Burial to follow at Last Rest Cemetery, Merrimack, NH.

Memorial contributions in Maryanne’s honor may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 18 Orchard View Drive – Unit 4, Londonderry, NH 03053 (please make check payable to Amedisys)

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