Constance M. Boni, 91, died peacefully Aug. 15, in her sleep. Coni was the daughter of the late Walter Wainor and Mary Shelales. Coni grew up in South Boston and met John Boni at the Casa Loma in East Bridgewater. The two married on Oct. 9, 1949, and raised their children in the house she and John built in East Bridgewater. She worked for H. P. Hood as a clerk and then for the Veterans Affairs for 10 years. She was an active member of St. Johns Parish and was the church organist for more than 30 years and a member of the Womens Guild. Her passion was golf, which she played at Ridders and Strawberry Valley. She was active in her community and was an East Bridgewater Savings Bank trustee and corporator, on the board of the East Bridgewater Housing Authority, and one of two women who are honorary life time members of the East Bridgewater Commercial Club. She was a member of the American Airlines Three Diamond Club and Van Guards. Her other hobbies were baking bread, reading, and painting. In 2009, Coni moved to Merrimac to be closer to her family. While in Merrimac she renewed her interest in painting, taking lessons at the Merrimac Senior Center. Coni was the loving wife of the late John A. Mickey Boni; and mother of Dr. Barbara Cyr and husband Russell of Amesbury and Francesca "Fran" Williams and husband Richard of Aiken, S.C.; grandmother of Dr. Andrew Cyr and wife Lindsey Olander, Lisa Fulford and husband Rick, and Katie and Dianne Davis. Also survived by sister-in-law, Anna Wainor; nephews, Ken Wainor, and Rodney and Bob Philbrick; and nieces, Terri Junior and Mary Ann Libby. She will also be missed by family friends, Paul, Paula, Jeffrey, Greg, Emily, and Megan King, Erin Beasley, and Neil Davis as well as David and Karen Miele and Mark and Holly Pouliot. Funeral from the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 35 Spring St., East Bridgewater, Thursday, Aug. 22, at 8 a.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Johns Church, East Bridgewater, at 9 a.m., followed by a burial at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be sent to the Merrimac Senior Center, 100 E. Main St., Merrimac, MA 01860, or the
, P.O. Box 3049 Syracuse, NY 13220-3049. For online guest book and directions, visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com. Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason 508-697-4332
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Published in The Bridgewater Independent from Aug. 20 to Aug. 27, 2013