Louis V., 94, a life long resident of Rutherford, passed away January 30th, 2014.
Born in Brooklyn, NY to John and Josephine (nee Scala) Bonora in 1919.
He was a member of the Rutherford VFW
Post 227 and a parishioner of the Church of Saint Mary in Rutherford.
He proudly served in the United States Army
from 1941 to 1944. Louis was employed by the US Treasury Department as a US Customs Inspector in Port Newark, where he was known to his friends and co-workers as "Louie". After a successful and gratifying career of 30 years, he retired in 1972. He was affectionately given the nickname "Barney" by his niece, Geraldine Lipari.
Louis is predeceased by his wife Louise (nee Alesci) 2007. He is survived by his children, Louis V. Bonora Jr. and his wife Linda, Angelo Bonora and his wife Virginia, Sara and her husband Donald Regina, his cherished grandchildren: Rachel, Michelle, Kristin, Rebecca, Stephen, Michael, Robert, Lauren and Lisa, his great-grandchildren: Christopher, Mackenzie, the twins Sean and Dominick, Livi, Lucas and Austin. He is predeceased by his bothers the late Stephen Bonora and Joseph Bonora.
Funeral Saturday 8:15 AM from Collins Calhoun Funeral Home for 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Liturgy in The Church of Saint Mary, 91 Home Avenue, Rutherford.
Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
Family will receive friends on Friday January 31st from 4-8 PM.
Donations may be made to: NJ Veterans Memorial Home of Paramus 1 Veterans Way, Paramus, NJ 07652
For information visit: collinscalhoun.com