Norman Douglas Bonney

Norman Douglas Bonney, 99, husband of Ruth Baker Bonney for 72 years, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020.  Born in Halifax, MA, he was the son of the late Fredrick Russell Bonney and the late Linda Haywood Bonney. He was preceded in death by his two brother and two sisters.

Norman graduated from Bristol County Agricultural School in 1941 with a degree in Poultry farming. He was a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Course. Norman was a Master Mason from November 1952.  He was a member of the Ezekiel Bates Lodge for 67 years and was their senior-most member.  He had his pilot’s license and loved to fly.  He was an outdoorsman who love to fish, hunt and garden. He loved to paint and play cribbage.  He was an avid Red Sox fan.  

In addition to his wife Ruth, Mr. Bonney is survived by five children, Mark Bonney (Shawn) of Seattle, WA, Karen Gronroos (Todd) of Wrentham, MA, Brian Bonney of Pawtucket, RI, Linda Neveu (Douglas) of Fountain Inn, SC and Timothy Richmond  (Andrea) of Rehoboth, MA.  10grandchildren, Amanda Graziosi (Joshua), Heather Morton, Kenny Morton, Devin Neveu (Jessica), Kayla Neveu, Justin Bonney, Andre Shaffer (Jennifer), Kyle Shaffer (Hiroe), Chloe Appleberry (Tristan) and Collin Shaffer.  He also had 6 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the memory of Norman Bonney to the Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. PO Box 643Attleboro, MA  02703

Services will be held at a later date in Simpsonville, SC and Norton, Massachusetts.

Condolences to the family of Norman Douglas Bonney

  • Marjorie McCann
    4 years ago

    Our thoughts and prayers are always with you ♥️ ♥️

  • Steve & Trudy Cross
    4 years ago

    Sending 🙏🏻 prayers and love to all 💕.
    He was a sweet man and it was a pleasure to have met him.

  • Kelly McGee
    4 years ago

    Aunt Ruth and Family sending condolences our thoughts and Prayers are with you at this difficult time.
    Kelly McGee and Brianna Perrott

  • Cathleen Foster
    4 years ago

    Mrs. Bonney and Family,
    My deepest condolences, With a life so beautifully lived, and a heart so deeply LOVED.
    Mr. Bonney Rest In Peace.

  • Paula Stowell Stearns
    4 years ago

    Ruth, I’m sorry to hear of Norman’s passing. Condolences to the entire family. Norman was a wonderful man. He was a cherished and treasured friend of my father Ralph Stowell. Norman and you were both such caring friends. Thank you. May be he RIP and meet my father in Eternity.

  • Beverly Raynor
    4 years ago

    So so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family 🙏🙏🙏😇🙏

  • Aunt Ruth, he was the most wonderful man ever. You both have always been in my heart and very special to me. He will always be our Uncle Billy, with love from the McCann kids.

  • Dawn Webster
    4 years ago

    What a great life he lived. May you feel the peace and comfort that can only come from the Lord who has welcomed Norman home. 💔😥🙏

  • May his memory be eternal

  • Bonnie crane
    4 years ago

    Aunt Ruth and family,

    You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    I wish I could be with you during this difficult time. Uncle Billy was the greatest Uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Always had plenty of fun things for us to do! He is sadly missed by all. My sincerest condolences to all.

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