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Rosemary Bonanno

October 11, 1933 ~ June 20, 2021 (age 87)


Rosemary A. Bonanno, 87, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital on June 20, 2021.

Born in Cohasset, Massachusetts, on October 11, 1933, and the third of four children of Catherine and Santo Bonanno, she graduated from Hingham High School in 1951 and from Radcliffe College, Harvard University, in 1955.  

She worked as a researcher at Children’s Hospital and at several other healthcare settings during her 50-year career.  Rosemary was passionate about travel, family, friends, and Italian food, and she dedicated her leisure time to enjoying them all, often together.

She leaves behind her niece Alyson Farrell, nephews Stephen Bonanno, Michael Bonanno, Philip Koch and Erec Koch, and many beloved cousins. She is predeceased by her brothers, Russell C. and Sante A. Bonanno, and her sister, Frances A. Koch.

A graveside ceremony will be held at:

Hingham Center Cemetery, School Street, Hingham on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 11AM. 

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