Mary Lou “Millie” Bonadio, 86, of Somerset, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at her home.
She was born Jan. 14, 1927, in New Martinsville, W.V., a daughter of the late Clarence Lee and Maude Evelyn (Smith) Prichard.
Millie was a 1945 graduate of Punxsutawney High School.
Until her retirement, she was co-owner/operator of Pennsylvania Propane, along with her husband, the late Francis Anthony “Tony” Bonadio, who preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 2009.
She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church and the Homemakers Club.
Surviving relatives include her children, Diane L. Wilkins and husband Rusty of Somerset, Joseph A. Bonadio married to the former Michelle Schoney of Myrtle Beach, Barbara A. Cline and husband Allen M., Suzy Black and husband Alan and Christine M. Richards and husband Bob, all of Somerset; grandchildren Teresa Sipe, Steve Wilkins, Andrea
Beabes, Amy Baer, Alicia Wilkins, Kim DiTommasso, Stephanie Black, Michelle, Angie, Tony and Katy Bonadio, Toni Riggs, Jenny and Jesse Cline, David Lape, Jamie and Joey Black, Alison Wilson and Lance Richards; 28 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Clarence “Butch” Prichard of Marion Center.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a
brother, Richard Prichard; and sisters Patty Thompson and JoAnn Gresh.
There will be no viewing or visitation. A funeral Mass will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Somerset, with the Monsignor Samuel Tomaselli as celebrant.
Committal will be at Somerset County Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Catholic School, 433 W. Church St., Somerset, PA 15501 or to the Cerebral Palsy Foundation.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home, Somerset.