Bernadette W. Bonnet, 93, of White Oak passed away November 13, 2020, at the Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Greater Pittsburgh. Born in Glassport on November 23, 1926, she was the daughter of Peter G. Wible and Mary (Hager) Wible. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Victor G. Bonnet.
Bernadette retired as a pharmacy technician at McKeesport Hospital and worked a number of years at Manns Drugs in White Oak. She was a member of the Teamsters Local Union #205 at McKeesport Hospital. Bernadette’s other memberships include the Catholic Daughters of America McKeesport Court #221 for 65 years, where she served as Grand Regent and a past officer. She was also an officer in the AARP White Oak Chapter #2294, Versailles AARP Chapter #2911 and a member of St. Angela Keener Citizens. “Bernie and Vic” loved to travel and visited 49 states during their retirement, many with the White Oak AARP. Bernadette was survived by her daughters Barbara J. Bonnet of Alexandria, VA. and Suzan (Timothy C.) Gingery of Greensburg; grandchildren Krista Gingrich of Addison, TX, Amanda (John) Hostalka of Glen Arm, MD and Matthew Durmick and his fiancée Gabrielle Gibbon, of Arvada CO; and great granddaughter Hanna Marie Hostalka. She is also survived by her devoted niece Mary Jo Bastaky of Sarasota FL, nephew Mark Kapsha of Glassport, niece Lois Jean Rhodes of White Oak and cousin Jean C. Larson of New Britain of CT. Bernadette was preceded in death by her sisters Genevieve Carter, Mary Salzman and brother Peter J. Wible. Bernadette’s family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of the Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Greater Pittsburgh for their dedication and excellent care.
Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home on Tuesday from 3-6PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, 10 AM at St Angela Merici Church at 1640 Fawcett Ave, White Oak 15131. Burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions a memorial celebration will be held at a later time.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Salvation Army 821 Walnut Street in McKeesport PA 15132 or Auberle 1101 Hartman St, McKeesport, PA 15132.
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Owner, Chris Odasso
Originally published November 14, 2020.