Dewey F. Bonner, 83, of Pennellville, passed away September 13, 2018.
Dewey was born in Ticonderoga, New York on July 18, 1935 to the late
Dewey and Mary Bonner.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Dewey served as a Radio Operator aboard the Flagship
USS Northampton (CLC-1 at Norfolk, VA) in the Mediterranean from 1954-
1958. While aboard the ship he earned the distinctive honors of Order of
the Blue Nose, A Trusty Shellback and the Order of the Boston Terrier.
Dewey retired from United Parcel Service in 1990 after a 30 year career. After retirement, heserved as the Transportation Supervisor at Phoenix Central School District for 7 years. Dewey also served as volunteer firefighter for the Caughdenoy Volunteer Fire Department for 30 years, and as a Boy Scout Troop leader when his son, Christopher was a boy scout.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Richard (Norma) Bonner and James (Erlene) Bonner.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margo Bonner; son, Christopher (Laurie) Bonner; daughter, Jennie (Gene) Walts; brother, Eugene "Geno" Bonner; six grandchildren, Amy (Jake) Nowakowski, Sean (Rachel Black) Walts, Brianne (Steve) Sturick, Jen (Justin) Bush, Ashley (Noah) Gilchrist, Heather (Derrick) Pitt and 8 great-grandchildren.
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