Cora Marie âBonnieâ Torrey âbeloved mother and grandmotherâ
CONEVILLE, PA---Cora Marie âBonnieâ Torrey, 89, of Coneville, went to be with her Savior on Friday, November 1, 2013 in Wayne County Nursing Home, Lyons, NY, after a short illness.
Born December 18, 1923 in Oswayo, she was a daughter of Edgar E. and Mary Brady Stilson. On October 31, 1941 in Oswayo, she married Wayne L. Torrey, who died on September 30, 2000.
Bonnie was a graduate of Shinglehouse High School, Class of 1941.
She attended the Hebron Union Church. Bonnie was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She enjoyed knitting and visiting with her friends.
Surviving are five sons, Don D. (Kathy) Torrey of Austin, Craig L. (Joan) Torrey of Andrews Settlement, Dave E. (Mary Kay) Torrey of Shinglehouse, Phil E. (Carol) Torrey of North Rose, NY, and Karl L. (Gay) Torrey of Coneville; nineteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Bonnie was predeceased by two sisters, Gertrude E. Pierce and Arlene Stilson; and two brothers, Robert Stilson and Dormond Stilson.
Friends may call on Monday, November 4, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, PA with funeral services following at 1 p.m. The Rev. Howard R. Burnham of Hebron, will officiate. Burial will be in Rathbone Cemetery, Coneville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hebron Center Christian School, 1149 SR 44 North, Coudersport, PA 16915.