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Edna May Bonnette


Edna M. Bonnette, 70, of Lorain, passed away late Sunday evening, January 27, 2019 at Mercy Hospital of Lorain, following a lengthy illness. She was born July 12, 1948 in Shinnston, West Virginia, to the late Howard and Pearl (Bunnell) Duncan.

Edna was formerly employed by the Lorain Police Academy and worked as a hostess at the former Country Kitchen in Elyria. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, playing bingo, painting and working on her house.

She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Charles E. Bonnette; her five children, Jimmy Canter, Howard (Jessica) Canter of North Carolina, Brenda (Larry) Brewer of North Carolina, Mary Wiley and Wilma Wiley of Michigan.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her siblings, Arlie (Dolores) Duncan, Walter (Karen) Duncan, James Duncan and Mary (Johnny) Britt; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, George, William "Bill" Duncan, Bessie Falish and Wilma "Darlene" Waybright.

At the family's request, cremation will take place. A memorial service will be held at 2 P.M., Friday, February 1, 2019 at Wyers-Bollinger Funeral Chapel, 2900 N. Ridge Rd., Sheffield Twp. Interment will take place at a later date in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

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