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Maureen Anne Bonczek
November 20, 2022


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Maureen Anne (Sweeney) Bonczek, 71, of Uxbridge died Sunday, November 20th at home surrounded by her loving family. She leaves the love of her life, her dedicated husband, and lifelong partner of 49 years, John. She also leaves a son, Mark Bonczek and his wife, Aeliyra; her mother, Mildred A. Sweeney of Kissimmee, FL; a brother, Steven Sweeney of CA; four sisters, Patricia Prus and her husband, David of MI, Catherine Roberge and her husband, Albert of FL; Joanne Gannon; Eileen Sweeney Prus and her husband, Michael; and Mary Hersey and her husband, Walter all of Massachusetts; three grandchildren, Sean Bonczek Mcfadden, Dexter Bonczek, and Raven Kenczek; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Eric Bonczek; a brother, Richard Sweeney, Jr; and brother-in-law, Paul Gannon.
She was born in Worcester the daughter of the late Richard G. Sweeney and graduated from St. Peter’s Central Catholic High School in 1970. Maureen loved raising her two beautiful sons Eric and Mark and the special gift of co raising her grandson Sean and her love for grandson Dexter and the light of her life her granddaughter Raven. Her sense of humor, infectious smile, laugh and style was her trademark. Her artistic flair encompassed her life from interior design and coordination of her home to her flower garden and arrangement which she found solace. Maureen loved to work with young children and devoted most of her working life caring for preschool and kindergarten children with a compassion as though they were her very own. Maureen grew up singing with her sisters “The Sweeney Sisters” and performing in local churches and schools with their mothers as their teacher. Her kind heart extended to knitting prayer shawls with a group at St Mary’s in Uxbridge along with randomly gifting knitted items to friends and family. Her compassion and kindness enhanced her position working for Alliance Imaging Healthcare. She was proud of her Irish heritage and loved to get together with her close- knit family for all occasions.
Her visitation is Saturday, November 26th from 11:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. in Our Lady of the Angels Church, 1222 Main Street, Worcester followed by her funeral service at 12:30 p.m. Masks and social distancing is suggested. For those that are unable to attend her funeral service will be recorded and available on the funeral homes website following the funeral Mass. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, 162 Webster Street, Worcester. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Ste 1509, New York, NY 10018; Salmon Hospice, 37 Birch Street, Milford, MA 01757 or to the Brain and Tissue Bank, University of Maryland, 655 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. O’CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue is assisting the family with arrangements.

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O'Connor Brothers Funeral Home
592 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01603