Obituaries

John J. Bonvicino

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Born: April 10, 1924

Died: September 21, 2016

Services: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Saturday, September 24, 2016 10:00AM

Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Friday, September 23, 2016 2-4 & 7-9PM

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John J. Bonvicino, 92, died peacefully at home on September 21, 2016. He was born in Brooklyn and moved to Staten Island 49 years ago. John was a mechanic for the NYC Transit Authority, retiring in 1989. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family. John served during WW II as a Private 1st Classin Squadron G 137th Army Air Force Base Unit. He was an airplane and engine mechanic. He received the American Service medal and WW II Victory medal.
He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Eva(Coticchio) Bonvicino, his sisters, Victoria Bonvicino and Jean Heineman and his grandchildren, Michael and Mark Bessau (2014)
His wife Carmela passed away in 2001.
He issurvived by his children, John L. Bonvicino and Donna Gallo, his siblings, Paul Bonvicino and Florence Forcenito, 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions to The Wounded Warriors Foundation would be appreciated.

Cemetery: Resurrection Cemetery (Staten Island) (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)



Posted at: 9/26/2016 10:53:20 AM By:

Donna Gallo

Email Address: [email protected]

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Dear dad I don't know where to start to say how grateful I was to have a caring and loving father as yourself. I will hold the love you had for your family in my heart forever! Will always remember the good times we had our family holidays. And our weekend dinners at my house they were so good.And will always remember how you took care of mommy till her dying day. You were an amazing husband father an grandfather to my children Justin and Ashley glad they had you in their lives while they were growing up. You taught them many things and guided them in the right direction we we'll always love you forever and ever and then thank for being the best father in law to my husband Eddie he always enjoyed you company. You will be in our hearts forever!!!!!!

Posted at: 9/23/2016 11:19:47 AM By:

Mary Ellen Hoban- Peduzzi

Email Address: [email protected]

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Dear John, Donna, and Family,
I was sadddned to hear about your Dad's passing.
Mr. Bon as he was known to us was a wonderful and kind man. I have many fond memories of him working in the yard, lending a hand to my Mom and Dad, and being a part of our family parties. He was always interested in what we were involved in, and I always enjoyed our conversations. Mr. Bon also spoke so kindly about his beloved wife Mille, his children, and his grandchildren whom he loved so deeply. Our childhood is filled with many stories and good times with your family. May you take comfort in knowing he is reunited with your Mom, Mark, and Michael. He will always hold a special place in our hearts.
Love,
The Hoban Family
Nancy, Tommy, Steve, Mary Ellen, Michael and Family.

Posted at: 9/22/2016 7:27:46 PM By:

Amanda Bonvicino

Email Address: [email protected]

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I don't know where to start. My grandfather was so many things. A loving father, grandfather husband. He was a hardworking man. He was funny and kind and so much more. He has left an impact on me and inspired me to do many things.he has lived a long fulfilling life that has inspired me in so many unexplainable ways. He lived his family so dearly and took such good care of everyone. He was just an amazing person inside and out. Always knew the right words to say and everything. Grampa I miss you more then words can explain and I love you so much. Thank you for everything. Fly free my angle

Posted at: 9/22/2016 6:22:48 PM By:

John l Bonvicino

Email Address: [email protected]

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Where do I begin I love you more then you could have ever known.You where there for me with a hand no matter how many times I fell and showed me how to get back up.You showed me strength and Courage,i remember when I was 13 and you always used to ask me if I wanted to go to Brooklyn to help you with the laundromats and I would love to go and be with you.I miss you so much more then you could ever know.You are my dad and will always be my best friend.Love your son John.