Mary K. 'Suss' Sussenberger, 60
Mary K. "Suss" (Lawlor) (Bolton) Sussenberger, age 60, a lifelong resident of Tewksbury, passed away at home on Saturday, January 26, 2013, with her family by her side, following a courageous battle with Mesothelioma cancer.
Born in Lowell on May 25, 1952, she was a daughter of Kathleen M. (Sheehan) Bolton, who survives her, of Tewksbury and the late Clifford D. "Cliff" Bolton.
Mary attended Tewksbury schools and graduated from Tewksbury Memorial High School in 1970.
Prior to her illness, she worked as a Legal Secretary for the Office of Attorney Stephen Ernstoff in Boston.
Mary loved traveling, sewing, flower gardening, vacationing at the beach and spending time with her beloved sons and family.
In addition to her mother, Mary is survived two sons, Karl B. "Bo" Sussenberger and his wife Mary "Mauri" of Billerica, and Jacob H.F. Sussenberger of Tewksbury, and his girlfriend Renee Bouchard of Mansfield, and their father Carl O. Sussenberger; her longtime partner, Peter Amari and his family of Bradford; three sisters, Linda A. Bolton and her husband Leonard of Tewksbury, Susan M. Boyko and her husband Larry of Pelham, NH and Kathryn N. Graham and her husband James of Tewksbury; two grandchildren, Tyler and Blake Lewis of Billerica; also many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins and friends.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 4-8 p.m., in the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. Her funeral will begin Thursday, Jan. 31 at 10:30 a.m. from the funeral home, followed by her Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. in St. Williams Church, 1351 Main St., Rte. 38, Tewksbury. Interment at Tewksbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to All Care Hospice, www.allcare.org/donate, 210 Market St., Lynn, MA 01901 or to the Mesothelioma Research Foundation, www.curemeso.org/donate, 1317 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.