Peter Anthony Bona, 92, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Wake Med. He was born June 3, 1922 in New York to the late Salvatore Bona and Mary Bonavist Bona. He served his country in the United States Army and was a member of the American Legion. He was a charter member of the Ossining Volunteer Ambulance Corps, an Auxiliary Policeman and a Boy Scout Leader. Peter retired from IBM and volunteered his time with Meals on Wheels.
Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 am Saturday, February 21, 2015 at St. Eugene Catholic Church, 608 Lions Club Road, Wendell, NC 27591 with Military Honors. The family will receive relatives and friends Friday, February 20, 2015 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm with a Rosary Service at 7:30 pm at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service, 944 Old Knight Rd., Knightdale, 27545.
Surviving: wife, Annette F. Dascanio Bona, sons: Peter S. Bona (Audrey) of Conway, SC, Joseph Bona (JoAnn) of Roanoke, VA.; daughters: Judy Brown (Keith) of Knightdale, Bridget Morabito (Tony) of Hopewell Junction, NY; step-daughters: Mary Ann Tonon of San Francisco, CA, Irene F. Tonon of Ossining, NY, Denise DePompeo (Greg) of King William, VA; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mafalda Maresco Bona and a sister, Josephine Daley.
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In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Knightdale United Methodist Church Preschool Community Playground Fund, P.O. Box 83, Knightdale, NC 27545.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.