Dennis C. Bonnell, age 66, of Albion, was surrounded by his loved ones as he passed away on October 2, 2020. He was born in Meadville, PA on October 28, 1953 to Genevieve (Martin) and Doyle Bonnell.
Dennis graduated from Northwestern High School in 1971. Following high school, he joined the Navy. Dennis proudly served on the USS Nimitz and the USS Kitty Hawk. Dennis worked for many years at the Erie VA Medical Center until his retirement in 2018.
Dennis was proceeded in death by his parents and brother, Dale.
Survivors include siblings Marlene Mintzenberger, Gary (Barb) Kingen, Kay (Leon) Thompson, Rochelle Kerr, and Lee Freeman; Children Dennis (Stefanie) Bonnell, Angela (Rob) Bonnell, Elizabeth (Erik) Bonnell, and Dylan Bonnell; Grandchildren Christopher (Tara) Bonnell, Zachery Dudas, Elijah Dudas, Matthew Dudas, Patrick Bonnell, Anna Bonnell, Morgan Bonnell, Jackson Glembin, and Carter Glembin; Great-grandchildren Willow and Oliver Bonnell and Ariel Dudas.
Graveside services to be at 1:00 PM at Hope Cemetery at 10217 Meadville Street, Cranesville, PA 16410 with an outdoor reception to follow at the Little Church on the Hill at 10410 High Street, Albion, PA 16401.
The family would like to thank the staff Aseracare Hospice, VNA of Erie County, the infusion center at UPMC Hillman, and the palliative team at the VA Medical Center for their compassionate care during Dennis’ illness.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Elk Creek Historical Society, 10410 High Street, Albion, PA 16401.
Arrangements handled by Davis Cremation & Funeral Services, 459 E. 12th St. Erie, PA 16503.
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