Robert J. “John” Bonadio, 86, of Warren, Pa., died Thursday morning, May 31, 2018 at 11:15 a.m. surrounded by his family at Kinzua Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Warren, Pa. He was born in Kane, Pa., on April 18, 1932 to the late Gerolamo “Jim” and Rose Montour Bonadio. John was a Warren area resident for the past 57 years and a 1959 graduate of Kane High School, Kane, Pa.
He had served with the U.S. Army as a Sergeant during the Korean War. John was employed for many years with Loranger’s as a foreman/inspector and retired in 1993 from TruckLite Corporation. He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, where he was a former usher and lector. He was a 3rddegree member with Warren Knights of Columbus and former member of their bowling league.
John is survived his loving wife of 59 years, Patricia Hesch Bonadio whom he married August 10, 1957 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, Warren, Pa., 5 Daughters – Julie Danielson, husband, Mark of Warren, PA., Pammie Dore, husband, Tom of Cranberry Twp., PA., Nancy Bonadio, Becky Gnage, husband, Rick, Christi Gignac, husband, Rick all of Warren, PA., 11 Grandchildren who affectionately called him Papa, Lauren Zoldan (Josh), Aaren Danielson, Megan Curren (Scottie), Elishia Wurst (Marshall), Caleb Gnage (Kim Hunter), Patrick Dore (Sarah Pokita), Jonathan Dore (Krista), Alexander Zaffino, Katie Potter (John) Andrew Gignac, Peyton Gignac, 7 Great Grandchildren – Caroline Curren, Audrey Wurst, Ella Zoldan, Quintyn Zaffino, Xenia Potter, Avery Wurst, Jaden Potter, several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 Sister – Jean Carlson.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa., on Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. where a vigil service will be conducted at 6:45 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2018, at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, Pa., with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery, Warren, Pa. Full military honors will be conducted by members of the Clarendon/Sheffield V.F.W. Funeral Detail and U.S. Army personnel. Those wishing to place a memorial may do so through Holy Redeemer Church Building Fund, or to the Disabled American Veterans 75 Warren Company, 116 Redwood Street, Warren, Pa., 16365, or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter, 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 105, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15233. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneral homeinc.com