HEBRON — Mary R. Bruni, 86, of Hebron, passed away at her home on Friday, April 25, 2014 after a lengthy illness.
Born on August 10, 1927, in East Orange, N.J., she was the daughter of Leo and Nevina (Teutonico) Rocco. Mary was raised in East Orange, N.J., graduating from East Orange High School.
Mary spent her working career as the Executive Secretary of Boston Traders Co., in Lynn, Mass.
She loved spending time with her family, traveling, reading, yoga, crossword puzzles, and taking walks on the beach. Mary enjoyed sewing and knitting, crafting many beautiful homemade afghan blankets over the years; she also enjoyed shopping with her daughter and granddaughter.
The family would like to acknowledge the loving care provided by Sally Widerstrom, Pemi-Baker Community Health and Live Free Home Health Care caregivers.
She is lovingly survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert J. Bruni, of Hebron; her son, Jack Bruni and wife Barbara, of Pensacola, Fla.; daughter, Barbara Weatherbee and her husband Norman, of Holderness, N.H.; six grandchildren, Nicholas and his wife Jennifer, Tony and Kristi Weatherbee and Alex, Chris, and Tristan Bruni; great-grandson, Nash Weatherbee; sister, Anne Rocco, of Allendale, N.J.; brother, Matthew Rocco, also of Allendale; several nieces and nephews.
Donations in Mary's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011
A Liturgy of the Word service will be celebrated at St. Matthew's Holy Trinity Parish (11 School St., Plymouth), on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 1 p.m. Rev. Leo Leblanc, pastor, will be the celebrant. Interment will follow the service at the Hebron Village Cemetery, in Hebron.
Mayhew Funeral Homes & Crematorium of Meredith and Plymouth are handling the arrangements. For Mary's Book of Memories: www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com