Moira Linehan Ounjian wife of the late Daniel Ounjian of Winchester died on May 10,2023 from breast cancer. She was born in Torrington, CT on October 21, 1945, daughter of the late Henry and Odette (Wacha) Linehan.
She is survived by her stepdaughter Renata (Ounjian) DelGrosso and her husband David of Scituate and their three sons: Daniel and his wife Amber of Dorchester; Matthew of the North End, and Evan of Scituate.
She leaves two brothers: Mark Linehan and Joseph Linehan. Mark and his wife Pauline live in Torrington, CT and have two sons: Christopher and his wife Dolores of Norwalk, CT; and Patrick and his wife Victoria Groom of San Francisco and their two children Theo and Beatrice. Joseph and his wife Susan live in Seattle, WA with their son Henry and his son, Slay.
She leaves many nieces and nephews on her husband’s side.
Moira holds degrees from St. Louis University, Simmons College, Vermont College of Fine Arts. While she was a high school English teacher and an administrator in high tech and academic settings, she is proudest of the work she created over the last thirty years as a poet. She is the author of four collections of poetry: If No Moon, Incarnate Grace, Toward, and & Company.
Visiting hours will be held at the Lane Funeral Home, 760 Main St., (Rte. 38) WINCHESTER on Monday, May 15th from 4-7pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, May 16th at St. Eulalia’s Church, Winchester at 10am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Winchester Hospital Cancer Care Center, 620 Washington St., Winchester, MA 01890 or to a charity of your own choosing. For online condolences please visit www.lanefuneral.com.