It is with sadness that the family of Ernest Gilbert Bonnar announces his death at home, surrounded by family, on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 at the age of 71. Born in Upper Gagetown, NB, on May 29th, 1951, he was the husband of Iris Bonnar.
Ernest leaves behind his children, Sean Bonnar (Jill), Heather Langille (Brian), Lynne Anderson (Todd), Erin Bonnar (Marc) and Joshua Bonnar (Lisa); brothers, Kail, Lonnie and Kelly; sisters, Rosalind, Edith, Gail and Laurel; grandchildren, Brooklyn, Katie, Isaiah, Jacob, Kaleb, Charlie, Olivia, Belle, Torin, and Laine; great grandsons, Walker and Colton. He also leaves behind his children from his first marriage, Jeffrey and Brenda Bonnar; five grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Ernest was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Eleanor (Seavey) Bonnar.
The family wish to say a special thank you to the staff of Extra Mural in Oromocto, especially Viane and Shelley, for the wonderful care given to Ernest.
A visitation will be held at Oromocto Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 26th, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. A funeral service will take place from the Oromocto Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, October 27th, 2022 at 3:00 pm with the Rev. Bob Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the Upper Gagetown Cemetery. For those who wish, donations in Ernest’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.