William D. Bronski

William Bronski, 77, formerly of Dorchester died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family after a lengthy and courageous battle with a terminal illness.  William was a retired Boston Latin teacher, his love of travel and adventure enabled him to teach in China, he had a grand sense of humor and was a great storyteller, also an avid reader who gladly shared his books with all.  William was also a Navy Veteran and a 1956 graduate of Boston College.  Loving father of Kenan and his wife Kristin, Jared and his wife Sue, Nicole Shamlian and her husband Doug and Matthew and his wife Erin.  He is also survived by his siblings Al Bronske, Florence Carr, six cherished grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his siblings Richard Bronske, Isabel Kennedy, Emily Shannon and Robert Bronski.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Ann’s Church, 243 Neponset Ave., Dorchester on Thursday at 10 A.M.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, Dorchester, Lower Mills, on Wednesday from 4-8 P.M.  Interment Private.  In lieu of flowers a donation in William’s name may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Office of Patient & Family Assistance, 10 Brookline Place, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445.