Bonnie J. North Hartman, age 62, of Erie, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014, at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born April 22, 1952, in Annapolis, Md., the daughter of the late Cdr. William J. and Patricia Driscoll North.
Bonnie was a 1970 graduate of Villa Maria Academy, where she was an outstanding basketball player. She was also an avid swimmer, and later went on to coach the Sacred Heart girl's basketball team.
She had worked as an X-ray technician at St. Vincent Hospital in Erie, and at Providence Hospital in Sandusky, Ohio. Bonnie had volunteered at Cathedral Center grade school and the St. Peter Cathedral Food Bank.
She loved her son, Seamus, her large family, babies, animals, walking the Peninsula and the Pennsylvania Lottery, but her true love was all things Irish.
Besides her parents, Bonnie was preceded in death by a brother, John A. North.
Bonnie is survived by her son, Seamus Hartman of Erie; four sisters, Margaret Ann Paterson and her husband Robert of Erie; Johanna North of Erie; Patricia North of Erie; and Amy Madda and her husband Lucian of Bay Village, Ohio; two brothers, William J. North of Westlake, Ohio, and Robert E. North and his wife Louise of North East, Pa.
Friends are invited to call at the John J. Quinn Funeral Home, West 9th and Liberty St., on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at which time Funeral Services will be held. Burial will be private in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Orphan Angels, 5439 West Lake Rd., Erie, PA 16505, or to the
, 810 River Ave., Suite 140, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
Published in the Erie Times-News from May 22 to May 23, 2014