Susan Bonifant obituary: Susan C. Bonifant, 62, died calmly in her rest at her Hopkinton home the evening of Aug. 10, 2020. Susan was conceived in Winchester, MA on May 12, 1958, to James Cook and Dorothy Westwater, one of four kids alongside siblings James, William and Thomas. She moved on from Reading High School in Reading, MA, and went to Northeastern University. Susan had a vocation in HR with Boston Financial Data Services, where she met her significant other Laurence and Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami. Crafted by which she was generally pleased, in any case, came later when she helped with raising assets to fabricate the Payson Center for Cancer Care at Concord Hospital, and chipped in at the Boys and Girls Club of Central New Hampshire, where she worked with Youth of the Year competitors.
In her 40s, Susan discovered her bringing recorded as a hard copy. She was familiar and talented, with a comfortable capacity to peruse the individuals she met throughout everyday life and transform those associations into lively characters. She had an astounding talent for getting feelings and articulating the incredible idea of emotions, for example, pain, disappointment, alleviation and happiness.
Susan turned into a productive verifiable author, with papers and segments showing up in the Concord Monitor, Christian Science Monitor and Washington Post, and online at Purple Clover and Grown and Flown, while additionally adding to the 2019 book “Developed and Flown.” Her blog, “Worth Mentioning,” drew a wide-going crowd, and she kept on posting even as she completed her training, finishing a long-lasting objective at 60 of accepting her degree in brain research from the University of New Hampshire.
She worked in fiction too, finishing three books and taking a shot at another at the hour of her passing. Her composing capacity prompted an outlet for her altruistic advantages. At the Boys and Girls Club, she trained secondary school-matured individuals for the yearly Youth of the Year grant, working with up-and-comers on their discourse organization and open talking, and taking pleasure in the chance to guide them toward better possibilities throughout everyday life.
Susan was an enthusiastic skier and tennis player, and when knee wounds constrained her to surrender those games, she got committed to wellness and working out. She had an adoration for the seashore and sea, which was encouraged while spending young summers in Scituate and afterwards did by outings to Martha’s Vineyard, where she delighted in shopping in Edgartown and strolling along the shore in the breeze.
Susan’s most noteworthy enthusiasm, nonetheless, was her family, both as a dedicated spouse and a caring mother. She realized how to tune in, she learned how to prompt, and she took a certifiable enthusiasm for the lives and issues of her kids. She was merciful and warm, yet additionally realized that when generally will be not kidding and direct. Her select evenings were spent in the organization of her youngsters, or on the yard on a late spring evening with her significant other, discussing the days they had gone through and the days that were to come.
Susan will be recalled by her loved ones for her comical inclination, her benevolence, her intelligence, her ability to drop everything to help whoever required it, and her blissful, infectious giggle. She made horde companions, tried to ensure those bonds, and was adored by everybody she met thus. Susan is made due by her better half of 35 years, Laurence, and their kids, Courtney (Ken, with child James), of Berea, OH; Andrew, of Augusta, ME; Jacqueline (Matt), of Richmond, CA; and John Samuel, of Boston. She is likewise made due by her mom, Dorothy Westwater, of Contoocook; sibling James (Margaret) of Contoocook, and Thomas (Christine) of Concord and cherished nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her dad, James Cook, and more youthful sibling, William.
A festival of life will be held sometime not too far off, pending COVID-19 safety measures. Instead of blossoms, gifts might be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Central New Hampshire at 55 Bradley St. in Concord.