Marilyn Mesiti of Roslindale, formally of Dorchester passed away on October 22, 2020 surrounded by her family after a long valiant battle with cancer. Devoted mother of Louis John Bonilla and Theresa Bonilla, her dog Cinna and her dear sister Elaine Mesiti of Roslindale. Loving daughter of the late John C. and Theresa A. (Cannata) Mesiti. A graduate of UMass Boston with her masters degree in Psychology, Marilyn applied her many skills and education at the East End House in Cambridge, as an English teacher in the Boston Public Schools, and Fernald State School. Marilyn is warmly remembered as a passionate gardener, her love for cooking and baking, sharing and helping neighbors. No funeral services will be held at this time, a celebration of Marilyn's life will be held in 2021.