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Bonita C. Mariano of Philadelphia passed away on June 28, 2020 at the age of 67.

Bonita was the beloved daughter of the late Dorothy Mariano Wong. She is predeceased by her lifelong companion and best friend, Maria Machnik who passed away in April 2020. She is survived by her stepfather, Anthony Wong, sister Ana Mai Trainor (James), brother Anthony Wong, Jr., nephew James Trainor, nieces Olivia Trainor and Sophia Trainor, friend Andrea Ely, numerous cousins and friends, as well as the extended family of Maria Machnik.

Bonita will be remembered for her generosity and charitable works to people in need. She was a faithful Catholic, however, she greatly enjoyed the diversity and study of all other religions. She was a member of the Association of the Holy Family (Mid-Atlantic), a spiritual volunteer and dietary aide for many years at Nazareth Hospital and a Eucharistic Minister at St. Jerome Parish. She was a long-time employee of Acme Markets.

Bonita received her Bachelor of Science in Religion from Liberty University in 2016. She held numerous certificates of achievement for course completion in the following fields of study: Catholicism, Marriage, Extraordinary Women, Financial Literacy and Domestic & Community Crisis Response. Bonita had numerous accomplishments, talents and abilities, including being a licensed cosmetologist and salon owner, massage healing therapist, licensed real estate agent and avid guitarist.

A memorial celebration of her life and Funeral Mass will be held at a later date.

A Funeral Procession will form at John F Fluehr & Sons,Inc. 3301-15 Cottman Ave on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 10:15 AM. The Procession will leave PROMPTLY at 10:30 AM. Bonita will have a graveside prayer service and burial at 11:00 am at St. Mary’s Ukranian Cemetery in Elkins Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bonita’s honor may be sent to the Guardian Angel program at Nazareth Hospital at https://giving.trinityhealthma.org/nazareth.
 


John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc.

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3301 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19149

215-624-5150
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