Mary “Lou” Busconi Blanchard, 92

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Mary “Lou” Busconi Blanchard, 92, died Saturday February 24, 2018 after a
short illness. Born in Framingham, MA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine
Busconi.

Mary Lou was raised in Hopkinton, MA, where she attended school and went on to raise her
family. She worked very hard all her life. She owned and operated a restaurant for many years
as well as a bed and breakfast on Sagamore Beach in Sandwich MA. In her later years she
worked in the tax business with her daughter Kathleen. Mary Lou loved her family as she did
life. She had a joy and zest for life and thoroughly enjoyed her last 13 years on the beach in
York, ME.

She is survived by her five children, Mary Jo Jones Bardsley of York, ME, Patricia Kinnarney of
Framingham, MA, Kathleen Thompson of Rochester, NH, Margaret Munck of Supply, NC, and
Joseph Kinnarney of Greensboro, NC; as well as 11 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and
many nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her six siblings Anthony Busconi, Yolanda
Denny, Mafalda Logan, Angie Turchi, Jenny Tassone and Lewis Busconi and by her husbands
Joseph Kinnarney and Kenneth Blanchard.

The funeral will take place Friday, March 2, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. from the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church Street, Hopkinton. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in St. John
the Evangelist Church, 20 Church Street, Hopkinton. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery,
Hopkinton. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Thursday March 1, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00
p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to American Veterinary Foundation, 1931 N. Meacham Road
Suite 100,, Schaumburg, IL 60173, 1-800- 248-2862 x 6690, http://www.avmf.org.