Gary Bonnas


Gary Bonnas, 66 years old of Portland, New York passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday afternoon March 27, 2019 at Westfield Memorial Hospital in Westfield, New York. He was born on December 4, 1952 in Buffalo, New York and was the son of the late Edward and Marie Landes Bonnas. and has lived in this area most of his life. He had been  employed as a Forklift Operator for Red Wing / Carriage House Co.'s in Fredonia, New York until 1991 when he retired due to health reasons. Gary was an Exempt Fireman for the Brocton, Fire Dept. and was an active member of the Brocton Fire Dept. previously for several years. Gary had been an avid golfer, loved to bowl and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was also a fan of WWE Wrestling and watching the Buffalo Bills.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years Joan Nickerson Bonnas, one son Ryan Bonnas (Courtney Remington), his step-daughter Shanna Nickerson, one grandchild Aryana Nickerson and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceeded in death by an infant daughter Julie Bonnas, one sister Mildred Schubert, and his brother Skip Bonnas.

Friends and family are invited to visiting hours for Gary from 1 to 3 on Sunday afternoon March 31, 2019 At the Morse Funeral Home, 51 Highland ave. Brocton, New York.Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers. Memorials in Gary's memory and honor may be made to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, New York 14240.