Gaetano D. Guy Bonina Jr., 78, of Milford, passed away, June 14, 2014 in the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester. He was the husband of the late Marjorie F. (Miller) Bonina who passed away in 2013. He was born in Milford son of the late Gaetano and Rosaria (Purpura) Bonina and was a lifelong Milford resident. He was a graduate of the Milford High school class of 1954. He was a Korean War Army Veteran. Mr. Bonina retired in 1989 from the former General Motors Corp. in Framingham where he was employed as a utility inspector for 28 years. He also was employed at the former Daverons Pharmacy in Milford. After his retirement he was employed in the mail room and was a volunteer at the Milford Regional Medical Center for over 20 years. He is a communicant of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, a former volunteer fireman at the Milford Fire Department, constable for the Town of Milford and worked the polls for elections, a member and former vice president of the Milford Heartline and a member of the Milford Sicilian Organization. He was an avid bowler on leagues for many years, and avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. He loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by his children, Debbie and her husband Carl Finke of Northport NY, Roseanne and her husband Jim Keating of Hopedale, Cindy Wharton of Milford, Karen and her husband Lenny Toothaker of Hopedale, eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by six brothers, Jack Bonina, Dr. Nunzio Bonina, Natzio Bonina, Paul Bonina, Biagio Bonina, Anthony Bonina, four sisters, Josephine Julian, Carmella Williams, Rose Della Donna and Anna Bonina. The funeral will be held Friday, June 20, 2014 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St. Milford MA. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 A.M. in the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 7 East Main St. Milford MA. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4 to 8 P.M. Please visit us at | www.consigliruggeriofuneralhome.com
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Published in Milford Daily News on June 17, 2014