Bonnie J. (Graves)
Trojan, 63, of Rangeley Plantation, ME, formerly of Topsfield Road,
Ipswich, died Saturday, May 16, 2015 in the Central Maine Medical
Center, Lewiston, following her sudden illness. She was the loving
wife of Frank E. Trojan.
Bonnie was born in
Newburyport June 3, 1951 daughter of the late Gordon E. and Grace S.
(Stansfield) Graves. She was raised in Ipswich and was a 1969
graduate, with four years of perfect attendance, from the
Ipswich High School.
She continued her
education at North Shore Community College and was soon employed as
a secretary with the Ipswich School Dept. For several years she was
employed as a machine operator at the former Beswick Engineering in
Ipswich, in sales at Ann & Hope in Danvers and most recently at
Varian Inc. in Beverly from which she retired after eighteen years
Bonnie was a
longtime member of the Ascension Memorial Church where for many
years she taught Sunday School. She was a member of the John T.
Heard Chapter Order of the Eastern Star having served as a Mother
She enjoyed home
gardening, her recently acquired skill of home carpentry and was an
avid football and NASCAR fan.
In addition to her
husband of twenty-three years she is survived by a brother John
Graves, his wife Victoria and their four children of Tampa, FL and a
sister, Margaret Tyler, her husband Peter and their two children of
Her funeral service
will be held 10 am Friday, May 22 in the Ascension Memorial Church,
Ipswich followed by interment in the Walnut Grove Cemetery, Danvers,
Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours will be
4 to 8 pm Thursday in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High St.,
Ipswich. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her name may
be made to Ascension Memorial Church, 31 County Street, Ipswich, MA