Services for Mrs. Bunish will be conducted Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment will be at Holly Memorial Gardens in Colerain, Ohio. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel.
Mrs. Bunish, age 77, of Mt. Juliet, died Sept. 1, 2014 at Mt. Juliet Health Care after an extended illness. Mary was born Nov. 24, 1936 in Windsor Heights, W.Va. She retired from McDermott International on Sept. 1, 1979 as executive secretary to the company president. Mary was an active member of St. Stephen Catholic Community and the KCLA in Old Hickory. She was also a member of the Mt. Juliet Senior Center, where she was an active fundraiser. Her passions were crafts, including sewing and quilting and worldwide travel.
Mary was the daughter of the late Matthew A. and Anna Plinta Galich. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Matthew J. Galich.
She is survived by her husband, John Bunish; sister-in-law, Joan Galich, of Adena, Ohio; nephews, John Stach, of Canal Fulton, Ohio, Mark Galich, of Pickerington, Ohio, Matt Galich, of Stubenville, Ohio; nieces, MaLinda Wierzbicki, of Powell, Ohio, Stephanie Fuller, of Beaver, Pa., Christine Bunish, of Cedar Grove, N.J., Kathi Frauman, of Huber Heights, Ohio; close friends, Judi Fererro, Gloria Maphet and Virginia Trimbach, all of Mt. Juliet.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mary’s name to St. Stephen Catholic Community, 14544 Lebanon Road, Old Hickory, TN 37138 or the Mt. Juliet Senior Citizen Center, 2034 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.
Bond Memorial Chapel at N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive in Mt. Juliet is in charge of arrangements, 615-773-2663, obit line 615-641-2663, bondmemorial.com.