Obituary of Rose E. Bono
Rose E. Bono of Chester, NY, entered into rest on Monday, September 23, 2019 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was 85.
The daughter of the late John Lempka & Rose Heter Lempka, she was born on March 4, 1934 in Florida, NY.
She was a very active member of The Chester Kiwanis Club; Past President of the Chester Golden Age Club, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 1167, President of St. Joseph’s Living Rosary Society; and member of both, St. Joseph Church, Florida, NY and St. Columba Church, Chester, NY.
She is survived by her son, Charles Bono & wife Dawn; son, John Bono & wife Betty Jo; 3 grandchildren, John “JJ” Bono, Mark & Allison Bono; 2 sisters, Rita Glebocki and Joan Komsa & husband Albert; along with numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband Mark “Chick” Bono; brother, Raymond Lempka; sister, Theresa McGrath.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 26th from 2-5 & 7-9pm at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Avenue, Florida, NY 10921.
American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 1167 will have a service at 3:00 pm, St. Joseph’s Living Rosary Society will have a rosary at 3:30 pm and the Chester Kiwanis Club will have a service at 7:30 pm on Thursday at the funeral home.
A funeral mass will be held 10AM Friday, September 27th at St. Joseph Church, 20 Glenmere Avenue, Florida, NY 10921.
Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery, Chester, NY.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, especially Adria.
Memorial contributions may be made to any organization that Rose was active in or to a charity of one’s choice.
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