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Katherine Elizabeth Bonnell

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Katherine Elizabeth Bonnell Obituary
Katherine Elizabeth Bonnell

AGE: 79 • Waretown

Katherine Elizabeth (Gaskill) Bonnell, 79, of Waretown, NJ, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Paul R. Bonnell, her children, Dolly Zimmerman, Audrey Zimmerman Dean, and her husband William Dean. In addition, she had five grandchildren, Paul Keefer, Jennifer Kuc, Kimberly Keefer Varner, Francis Kuc, Jonathan Kuc, and Katie Dean; and four great-grandchildren, Channah, Naomi, Gavin, and Allanah.

Katherine enjoyed many crafts, especially needlepoint, sewing, beading, and ceramics. She has been a long-time member of the United Methodist Church of Waretown, NJ, and she was a Girl Scout leader for several years. She was a graduate of Tuckerton High School.

Katherine also loved gardening and going out crabbing and fishing in the bay with her husband, Paul. She will be greatly missed.

Friends and family are invited to a memorial service which will be held on Sunday, November 13, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Waretown, NJ. Refreshments will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made for Nico Cassabria, a young relative of Katherine's who is suffering from cancer, at Nico's Army, 8 Deborah Place Blackwood, NJ, 08012. Checks should be made out to Nico Cassabria. Or donations may be made directly to the fundraising page on Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's website, which donations will go toward childhood cancer research. The web address is

Riggs Funeral Home, Forked River is in care of arrangements.

Published in Beach Haven Times & Asbury Park Press on Nov. 9, 2011
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