Obituaries: Mary L. Wisnewski


Mary L. Wisnewski, 90, a longtime Bristol resident, passed away on Friday, Sept. 2, at Bel Air Manor, Newington.

She was born on Dec. 4, 1925 in Jamestown, Penn., a daughter of the late Francesco and Giovannia (Colontone) Marrocco.

During her life, Mary worked for both Sessions Clock and Fletcher Terry and was married to Frank Wisnewski, Jr. for over 50 years before his passing in 2006.

She is survived by her siblings, Ora Miezkowski of Bristol, Elisa Guerrera of Waterbury, Frank and Mary Marrocco of New Britain, Rosemary Gonzalez of Bristol, Fern and Nancy Champagne of Terryville, Dewayne and Donna Rancourt of Bristol; her sister-in-law Ruth Marrocco and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Mary was predeceased by her siblings, Anthony Marrocco and Margarita Marrocco.

The family would to thank Bel Air Manor and Masonicare of Wallingford for taking such good care of Mary during her time of need.

A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at St. Gregory Church, Maltby St. Bristol at 10:30 a.m., followed by a procession to St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Per Mary’s wishes, there are no calling hours and O’Brien Funeral Home, Forestville/Bristol is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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