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Bonafazio "Bonnie" M. Ginoli
Bonafazio “Bonnie” M. Ginoli, 92 of Taylorville passed away Monday, February 16, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. He was born July 19, 1922 in Springfield, IL son of Paul and Anna (Frisina) Ginoli. He married Mary Greenan on February 10, 1947 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, IL. He worked as a coal miner and at Georgia Pacific. He delivered Meals on Wheels; he was a Champion Bowler of this area for many years. He was a top horseshoe pitcher and loved to play pool. He attended the Taylorville Schools and he was a graduate of Taylorville Highschool. He enlisted in the U.S. Army where he fought in the European theater of WWII. He was also a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, IL where he was an Usher for over 50 years, Life Member of the Knights of Columbus and VFW Post #4495.
He is survived by his Wife: Mary; Daughters: Bonita Brewer of Bloomington, IL and Ft. Myers Beach, FL; Vicki Ginoli of Springfield, IL; Grandchildren: Shannon Brewer Simmons of Springfield, IL, Brian (Julie) Brewer of Joliet, IL; Joe (Angie) Brewer of Bloomington, IL; David Brewer of Bloomington, IL; Great-Grandchildren: Derek Simmons, Gracie Brewer, Adalyn Brewer, Emma Brewer, Owen Brewer; Brother: Fred Giovagnoli of New York; Several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sisters: Lenore Fiaoni, Stella Meccoli, Hilda Schroyer, Evana Hart, Rose Kaemper, Albina Bryant, Brother: Angelo Ginoli past in World War II, Son-in-Law: Dr. Thomas E. Brewer.
Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 12:00 Noon at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville with Father Mariadas officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, February 19, 2015 from 11:00-12:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church 108 W. Adams St. Taylorville, IL 62568 or VFW post #4495 515 West Ave. Taylorville, IL 62568
Arrangements in Care of Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, Illinois
Mary,Bonita,Vicky and families
So sorry about your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers
The Grauer Girls
Roberta Grauer Beaty Feb 25 2015 12:00 AM
Vicki sorry for your loss. I used to be your neighbor when I was a kid. I remember your father from Georgia pacific and the bowling alley and he was a very friendly person. I also came over to your house just to hang out. Once again I am sorry
Robert Oyler Feb 20 2015 12:00 AM
Uncle Bonnie truly was a awesome bowler.
Dad made a lot of money betting on him.
Mary, you are an inspiration, you know what in sickness and in health really means.
Dad is still hanging in there (Fred at age 99) the last of the nine kids.
May God bless all of us this time of sorrow.
Fred Gene Giovagnoli Feb 19 2015 12:00 AM
To The Ginoli Family:
I will never forget how helpful Bonnie & Mary helped me when I had the Meals OnWheels program -- they were one of my faithful volunteers.
In my thoughts and prayers.
Yolanda Marucco Feb 18 2015 12:00 AM
Mary, Bonita and Vicki and Family - Sending our deepest sympathy and love to a very special family in memory of a very special man. May your many fond memories help you in the days to come.
Rita (Cox) & Jim Altman Feb 18 2015 12:00 AM