Mrs. Bonnie R. VanTuinen, age 88, passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. She was born April 16, 1924 in Ala., to Benjamin and Effie Pate Hagood. Mrs. VanTuinen was a resident of Miramar Beach originally from Dora, Ala. She was Methodist by faith and a member of the Hawthorne Methodist Church in Hawthorne, N.J. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Education. She worked as a schoolteacher for 25 years before retiring from the Ramsey School System in New Jersey.
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Mrs. VanTuinen is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louis Barbieri; second husband, William VanTuinen; one brother, Robert Hagood and one daughter Bonnie Lou Barbieri.
Mrs. VanTuinen is survived by her son, Chuck Barbieri and wife Betty Ann of Chipley; grandchildren, Shane Stinnard and wife Becki, Christopher Barbieri and wife Kim, Ben Barbieri, Robert Vollbrecht and wife Laura and Elizabeth Srodka and husband Chuck and great grandchildren Devon Dodd and Colin Srodka.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in New Jersey. You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign guest book at www.clary-glenn.com. Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Jan. 2, 2013