Maureen A. Riss
of Lowell; 57
LOWELL -- Maureen A. (Wojnar) Riss, age 57, of Lowell, passed away on Saturday, March 22, 2014, surrounded by her loving family at local healthcare facility in Lowell, after an extended illness.
She was born in Lowell on September 19, 1956, a daughter of the late Stanley and Priscilla (Holbrook) Wojnar.
Maureen enjoyed reading, knitting, her cats and the outdoors. She loved sunny days and spending time at the beach with her children where they would collect sand dollars in their younger years. Her greatest joy was family, especially her grandchildren whom she loved with all her heart.
She is survived by her former husband, Thomas Peter Riss of Dracut; her children, Chief Petty Officer, Shane Wojnar stationed in Tampa, FL, Jolie Tierney of Milford, NH, and Tiffany Riss and her companion, Brett Enwright, both of Nashua, NH; a sister, Donna Payne and her husband, Bob of Lowell; two grandchildren, Gage Enwright and Evelyn Rose Wojnar; also a niece and several nephews and a great niece, Skye Hirsh.
RISS -- Relatives and friends may call at the M. R. LAURIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell, on Saturday, March 29, from 1 until 4 pm. Interment will be private. To share your thoughts and memories of Maureen, please visit www.laurinfuneralhome.com