Bonnie M. Osborne of 304 S. Oakdale Ave., Hermitage, passed away at 4:34 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in her home after a 2è-year battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 73.
Mrs. Osborne was born July 24, 1938, in Mercer Cottage Hospital, a daughter of Michael and Goldie Reed Jablonovsky.
She was a graduate of Grove City High School class of 1956.
Bonnie was a homemaker most of her life. Prior to marriage, she worked at the state highway garage in Mercer and the former Sharon Transformer Division of Westinghouse Electric Corp.
She was a longtime active member of First United Methodist Church, Sharpsville, and belonged to the United Methodist Women.
Bonnie was a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family and watching her two grandsons in all their athletic activities.
Her husband, James W. Osborne, whom she married April 29, 1957, in the Sharpsville church, resides at home.
Also surviving are: a son, Mark W. Osborne and his wife Lisa, Hermitage; a daughter, Jodi and her husband Bill Banas, Hermitage; a sister, Betty Horkey, Sharon; a brother, Frank Jablonovsky and his wife Gail, Grove City; and two grandsons, Andy and Aaron Banas.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Michael Jablonovsky.
Memorial contributions can be made to Sharon Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, 2320 Highland Road, Hermitage, PA 16148; or First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 148 E. Shenango St., Sharpsville, PA 16150.
Mrs. James W. (Bonnie M.), 73, of 304 S. Oakdale Ave., Hermitage.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. today (4-27-12) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Friends may e-mail condolences by visiting www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Service: Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (4-28-12) in First United Methodist Church, Sharpsville, with Rev. Ralph P. Cotton, pastor, officiating. A procession will leave the funeral home at 10 a.m.
Interment: Carpenter’s Cemetery, Springfield Township.