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Patricia D. (Noone) Bonner

January 5, 1940 ~ September 12, 2022 (age 82)


Patricia D. (nee Noone) Bonner, on September 12, 2022, age 82, of S.W. Philadelphia.  Loving wife of 48 years to the late Philip E. “Knute” Bonner.  Loving mother of Mary Beth (Thomas) Ryan, Philip, Jr., Sean K. (Patty), Sheamus (Whitney), Erin (Joseph) Hudyma, Bridget (Brian) Pot, Deirdre (Frank) Hines and the late Patrick Bonner.  Loving grandmother of 13 grandchildren.  Loving sister of Bernadette Remley, and the late Nancy Gallagher, William Noone, Barbara Robins, Martin Noone, and Delores Gillespie.  Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

Patricia Noone Bonner was the daughter of Martin & Helen Noone and one of 7 siblings.  Pat grew up in West and Southwest Philadelphia.  Graduate of Good Shepherd & West Catholic Girls High School.  Patsy loved to travel and have a good time with friends, which usually involved some singing.  Did we mentions she had a beautiful voice?  She married Philip "Knute" Bonner after being in one of his shows.  They had 8 Children!  Pat & Knute attended multiple Irish functions in the surrounding Philadelphia area, throughout their 48 years of Marriage.  They were invited to everyone's party, as they were the life of it!!  Knute would tell jokes and the two of them would sing!!  Pat's go to was typically an Irish Rebel song!  Pat volunteered for many years at the Irish Immigration Center and helped many young Irish men and women get settled here in the States.  Her father Martin helped Win Ireland's freedom after the 1916 Easter Rising.  Pat's passion was in keeping that spirit alive!  She often would sell chances for a good cause and was a proud member of the Clan-Na-Gael, in the hopes of one day seeing all of Ireland Free!  That torch has been passed to her children and her 13 Grandchildren!  


Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Mass 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Divine Mercy Church (Good Shephard), 6667 Chester Ave, Phila, PA  19142, where friends may call 9-10:45 A.M. at the Church.  Interment Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery.  The Funeral Mass will be livestreamed as well.  Please click on the following link at 10:50 A.M. on Saturday, September 17th


In lieu of flowers, family prefers contributions to The Irish Center, 6815 Emlen St, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

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September 17, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Divine Mercy Church (Philadelphia, PA)
6667 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19142

Funeral Mass
September 17, 2022

11:00 AM
Divine Mercy Church (Philadelphia, PA)
6667 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19142

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
September 17, 2022

Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery
1600 S Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064


The Irish Center
6815 Emlen Street, Philadelphia PA 19119
Tel: 1-215-843-8051

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