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Bonnie Mae Swontek

November 22, 1949 ~ March 27, 2021 (age 71)


Bonita “Bonnie” Mae Swontek (nee Baptie), 71, of Middlefield, passed away peacefully at her home Saturday morning, March 27th, 2021. She was born in Ravenna, Ohio on November 22nd, 1949 to the late Kenneth J. and Berniece (Soltis) Baptie. Bonnie is once again reunited with her loving husband of 42 years Gary L. Swontek, who passed September 24th, 2013.

Bonnie spent 40+ years as a hard-working legal assistant and brilliant business woman, all while raising three unruly kids that loved her fiercely. Bonnie loved dancing with Gary, traveling, cooking, and sleepovers with her sisters. But her FAVORITE was spending time with her beautiful and blessed grandchildren. And, if anyone had a baby over the last 30 years, you can be sure she sent one of her famous crocheted blankets.

Bonnie will be greatly missed by: her children, Jennifer (Geoff) Berman, Jon (Keli Rulong) Swontek, Stefanie Swontek; grandchildren, Paul K. Swontek-Whitaker, Alec Swontek, Brooke Swontek, J.R. Swontek, Syrus Swontek, Mario Romangi, Veronica Romangi; sisters, Diana Adams, Deborah (Herbert) Schreiber, Cynthia (Mike) Derifield; and many friends.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, and husband, Gary.

A MEMORIAL MASS WILL BE HELD AT 10:00 A.M., TUESDAY, APRIL 6TH, 2021 AT ST. EDWARD’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 16150 CENTER ST., PARKMAN, OH. A Luncheon will follow in the church hall. Family and friends will be received from 5-7 P.M., Monday, April 5th, 2021 at Best Funeral Home, 15809 Madison Rd., Middlefield, OH 44062. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bonnie’s memory are requested to be made to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44110. 

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April 5, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Best Funeral Home
15809 Madison Rd
Middlefield, OH 44062

Memorial Mass
April 6, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Edward's Catholic Church
16150 Center St.
Parkman, OH 44080

Luncheon and Fellowship following the services
April 6, 2021

10:45 AM
St. Edward's Catholic Church
16150 Center St.
Parkman, OH 44080


Hospice of the Western Reserve - Contributions
17876 St. Clair Ave, Cleveland OH 44110
Tel: 1-855-475-0245

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