Unionville, NY

Theresa "Tessie" Hoban Bocsusis Dunn Mracek, age 86, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2009 at her daughter, Marys home in Middletown.

Born in Manhattan, NY to the late John and Dorothy Hoban, Tessie had moved to Unionville in 1957 where she resided for most of her life.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Peter Bocsusis; her second husband, John Dunn; her grandson, Chris Williams; her two brothers, John Hoban and Joseph Hoban; and her two sisters, Dorothy Sweeney and Cecelia Koehrer.

She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Frank Mracek, Jr. of Unionville; her three sons: John Bocsusis of Westtown, George Bocsusis and his wife, Karen of Westtown, and Gary Dunn and his wife, Helen of Westtown; her stepson, John Dunn and his wife, Sherry and their sons, Jesse and Jason all of Unionville; her two daughters, Corinne Bocsusis and Mary Banks both of Middletown; her eight grandchildren: Joseph Williams and his wife, Teresa, Michelle Bocsusis, Dawn Bocsusis, Michael Bocsusis, Tammy Bocsusis, Nicole Bocsusis, Daryl Banks, Jr., and Faith Banks; seven great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Tessie was the life of the party and a friend to so many. She never lost her sense of humor. She was Aunt Mame to her family and Tessie to all her friends. "We will miss her laugh and she will be missed by all. Love you mom."

The family would like to express their special thanks to Dr. Perry and his staff for all their loving care.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 31, at the Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank St. (Route 23), Sussex, NJ. Friends may pay their respects to the family on Friday from — to 7 p.m. before the service. Private cremation services were held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Pets Alive, 363 Derby Rd., Middletown, NY 10940-7294.