Ann M. Gonya

Ann M. Gonya, 98, of Colonial Heights, passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in Colonial Heights Health Care Center.

She was the daughter of the late Webster Lesley VanHorn and Ada Frances Poole. Mrs. Gonya was preceded in death by her husband, Richard R. Gonya.

She is survived by her son, Henry R. Tonole Jr. and wife, Sarah, of Green, R.I.; and special devoted friends, Eunice and Paul Strickland of Petersburg, and John and Sherry Upton of Chesterfield.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in Southlawn Memorial Park, Prince George. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in the Colonial Heights chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Massey Cancer Center, P.O. Box 843042, Richmond, VA 23284. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory
2033 Boulevard  Colonial Heights, VA 23834
(804) 526-3400

Published in The Progress-Index on Feb. 11, 2013