Roberta R. Shonts

Roberta R. "Bonnie" Shonts, 72, of Rt 646, Cyclone, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Buffalo General Hospital surrounded by her loving family and friends. 
 
Born November 7, 1946 in Port Allegany, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Anna Bell (Caulkins) Doane. Bonnie was a 1964 graduate of Port Allegany High School.  
 
On September 30, 1967 in Roulette, she married Jack W. Shonts who survives.
 
Bonnie worked at Buffalo Children's Hospital after high school but became a wife, mother, and book keeper for their construction business. 
 
Bonnie enjoyed painting, gardening, ceramics, writing and reading poetry, and bird watching. She loved taking  care of animals and had lots of pets including dogs, cats, goats, rabbits, and a deer. She was a very good cook for her family. Bonnie enjoyed traveling, spending time with family and a good campfire. She was a kind and happy spirit and had a knack for bringing joy to others.  
 
Surviving is her husband Jack, of 52 years, one son, Donald (Kris) Shonts, of Cyclone, one daughter, Katie (Larry) Saar, of Cyclone, four grandchildren, Ryane and Luke Saar, Parker Shonts and Keyanna Ludwig, one sister, Linda (Gordon) Ingram, of Bradford, one sister in-law, Marion Doane, of Roulette, one brother in-law, Sal Paneda, of Eldred, and several nieces and nephews. 
 
She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Yvonne Paneda and one brother, Lynn "Stubby" Doane. 
 
Friends may call from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc. 372 East Main Street, where funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm with Elder Ken Welch, officiating.
 
Memorial contributions if desired, may be made to the McKean County SPCA PO Box 113 Bradford, PA 16701.
 
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
 
Online condolences can be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

 

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

Katie so sorry for the loss of you mother. Our condolences to you and your family. Sending prayers.
— Cheryl Lapallo

Jack and family, I am so sorry to hear of Bonnie''s passing. May she rest in peace. My sincere condolences.
— Pat Cibula

So very sorry for your loss. You are in all our prayers for comfort and peace.
— Pastor Gary Smith

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother! May you find comfort in the many treasured memories of her. Thinking of you and you family during this difficult time. With sincere sympathy.
— Janice Hopkins

Katie, We are truly sorry to hear of your moms passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
— Tamra and Joel Schettler

Dearest Katie, There are few things that can compare to the loss of a parent, but as long as your beautiful Mom lives on in your heart, she will never be far away. May you find comfort in remembering all the guidance, strength, and love with which your Mom touched your life. These precious gifts will always live on in you. Sending you love and prayers during this difficult time.
— Lisa Boser-Miller

We are so sorry to hear about your mom, Katie. Praying for peace and comfort for you and all your family.
— Rod & Becky Reid

My condolences to Bonnie’s family and friends. Prayers for all.
— Sharleen (Simar) Walker

Katie and Donnie, I’m so sorry for your loss!!! A mother’s love is forever!
— Pattie Fitzsimmons

So sorry to hear about your Mom Katie...thoughts and prayers to your family...please know I am thinking of you....
— Mary Burkett Donovan

Condolences

  • Katie so sorry for the loss of you mother. Our condolences to you and your family. Sending prayers.

    — Cheryl Lapallo
  • Jack and family, I am so sorry to hear of Bonnie''s passing. May she rest in peace. My sincere condolences.

    — Pat Cibula
  • So very sorry for your loss. You are in all our prayers for comfort and peace.

    — Pastor Gary Smith
  • I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother! May you find comfort in the many treasured memories of her. Thinking of you and you family during this difficult time. With sincere sympathy.

    — Janice Hopkins
  • Katie, We are truly sorry to hear of your moms passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    — Tamra and Joel Schettler