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Florence Bonanno of Tuxedo, formerly of Danville, PA for 17 years and West Nyack NY for 22 years has finished her sojourn here and went home to be with the Lord on June 10, 2012.
Florence was born May 28, 1935 in Kulpont, PA to Stanley and Florence (Gusick) Podhayski. She married the love of her life, Frank Bonanno in 1956. Florence was an avid reader and had a love and appreciation for the Arts. She was very charitable with her time, volunteering for many organizations and helping those who were in need. Florence enjoyed challenging her mind by doing the NY Times crossword puzzle and watching Jeopardy. Her greatest love and accomplishment was her family.
Florence is survived by her children, Frank (Patricia) Bonanno of Congers NY, Dean (Patricia) Bonanno of Durham CT, Christian Bonanno of NC, Nancy (John) Testa of Peekskill, NY; her loving grandchildren, Gregory Bonanno, Peter Bonanno, John Testa Jr., Kathryn Testa, Laura Bonanno; her brothers, Joe Podhayski, Stanley Podhayski; and many loving nieces and nephews. Florence is predeceased by her husband, Frank; her son, Michael; and her grandson, Alex Bonanno.
Friends may call Wednesday 10am - 1pm at the Higgins Funeral Home, 113 Lake Road East, Congers, NY. A service will be offered Wednesday at the funeral home following wake service. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery.
Michael J. Higgins Funeral Home
113 Lake Road East
Congers, NY 10920
Published in the The Journal News on June 12, 2012