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John J. Bonafine

February 20, 1926 May 20, 2019
John J. Bonafine
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John J. Bonafine, 93, of Willimantic, husband of the late Phyllis (Maheu) Bonafine passed away Monday May 20, 2019 at his home. He was the son of the late John and Concetta (Fiorito) Bonafine.

Born on February 20, 1926 in Willimantic, and a lifelong resident, he owned and operated Bergeron’s Supermarket from 1968 to 1982. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II, a member of St. Joseph Church in Willimantic, past President of the Lebanon Lions Club and member of the Holy Name Society.

He is survived by sons, John Bonafine III and wife, Dale Bonafine, Michael J Bonafine and wife, Rita Bonafine; he also leaves behind 9 grandchildren and many great and great great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Jean Grahn.

Relatives and friends may call on Thursday May 23, 2019 from 6 to 8PM at Bacon Funeral Home 71 Prospect St, Willimantic. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday May 24, 2019 at 11AM directly at St. Joseph Church 99 Jackson St, Willimantic. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Windham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Joseph Church, Renovation Fund 99 Jackson St, Willimantic, CT. 06226. To send an online expression of sympathy, please visit
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6:00 PM 5/23/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/23/2019 8:00:00 PM
Bacon Funeral Home

71 Prospect St
Willimantic, CT 06226

Bacon Funeral Home
71 Prospect St Willimantic 06226 CT
United States

Funeral Mass




11:00 AM 5/24/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/24/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Joseph Church

Jackson St.
Willimantic, CT 06226

St. Joseph Church
Jackson St. Willimantic 06226 CT
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

61 Club Rd
Windham, CT 06280

61 Club Rd Windham 06280 CT
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Joseph Church

Jackson St.
Willimantic, CT 06226

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