Elizabeth "Betty" Bonson, 72, widow of Emory B. Bonson of Cherry Street, Pottstown, PA died Monday , December 24, 2012 at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.|
Born in Pottstown, PA she was the daughter of the late Frank A. & Margaret A. (Steffanelli) Riccardi.
Betty had operated the former Riccardi's Luncheonette on the corner of Cherry & Evans streets for 17 years. She then managed the former Rax Roast Beef shop on High St.reet in Pottstown. She later worked at Lattanzio's Steaks & Stuff before working in the cafeteria at Pottstown Hospital and for the cafeteria of the Pottstown School District.
She was a member of St. Aloysius R.C.C. in Pottstown, PA. Betty was an avid bingo player & casino visitor. She loved to help people and cherished her friends and family.
Surviving is a son Frank Bonson of Pottstown, PA . Also, three daughters Theresa wife of Rickey Kisch of Douglassville, PA , Kimberly, wife of Charles Green of Boyertown, PA and Monique, wife of Michael Paczok of Pottstown, PA . She is also survived by two sisters Anna Marie wife of John Hasselhan of Pottstown, PA and Rita Koralewski of Douglassville, PA and six grandchildren and one great-grandson.
A Memorial Service will be celebrated on Wednesday January 2, 2013 at 11 A.M. from Warker-Troutman Funeral Home 726 East High Street, Pottstown, PA with the Rev. Thomas Craver, chaplain of Pottstown Memorial Medical Center officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30 – 11 A.M. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Cancer Center of Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, 1600 East High Street, Pottstown, PA 19464 or to the S.P.C.A of ones choice.
To view obituaries or to send condolences go to www.warkertroutmanfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Mercury on Dec. 30, 2012