Obituaries: Mary Mosley

Mary (Lawson) Mosley, 93, of Bristol and Venice, FL, joined her beloved husband William R. Mosley, on Sunday, July 10, 2016. Mary was born in Waterbury, CT on June 19, 1923 and was a daughter of the late Arthur and Helen (Roberts) Lawson. She graduated from Wilby High School, Waterbury and prior to retiring; she was employed at the Southern New England Telephone Co. Mary enjoyed playing golf at Chippanee Country Club, Bristol and Waterford Golf Club, Venice, FL. Mary volunteered at the Bristol Hospital and was a member of St. Gregory Church, Bristol. Mary is survived by a daughter, Patricia M. Fournier and her husband Dr. Edward R. Fournier, Jr. of Wolcott; a brother, William Lawson of Bradenton, FL; a sister, Patricia “Ann” Sullivan of Marlton, NJ; five grandchildren, Kara Cannistra and her husband Robert, Kathryn Ruhl and her husband Spencer, Edward “Ted” Fournier III and his girlfriend Theresa Mariano, and Robert Gauvain and Laura Gauvain; six great grandchildren, Luca, Rylan and Nico Cannistra, Grace and Elise Ruhl, and Grayson Gauvain; several nieces and nephews; and a very dear friend, Patricia Wentland. In addition to her husband and parents, Mary was predeceased by a daughter, Kathryn Gauvain and three sisters, Grace Baukus, Irene Donovan and Eleanor Walker. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday (July 14, 2016), 10:30 A.M. at St. Gregory Church, Bristol. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Thomaston. Relatives and friends may call at the Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol on Wednesday between 9 and 10 A.M.  Memorial donations may be made to Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. P.O. Box 2826, Bristol, CT 06011-2826. Please visit Mary’s memorial website at WWW.FUNKFUNERALHOME.COM  Mosley, Mary 1