Edgar D. “Ed” Bonham, age 78 of Lima, died at 7:35 a.m., Sunday, July 12, 2009 in Springview Manor Nursing Home, Lima. He was born October 23, 1930 in Pittsburg, PA. He is the son of Edgar Darwin and Rebecca Estella Lewis Bonham. Both parents are deceased.
Survivors include a sister – Nancy (Bruce) Roser of Wapakoneta; 2 nieces – Martha Mullins of Lima; Gretchen Eisert of Wapakoneta, and a special friend Sue C. Nocera of Lima.
Mr. Bonham was a retired funeral director and embalmer. He was also a retired U.S. Marine Corp Veteran. He was a member of the St. Gerard Catholic Church in Lima where he was a member of the Holy Name Society.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 14, 2009 in St. Gerard’s Catholic Church. The Father James McDonald will officiate. Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima.
No Public Viewing or visitations are planned.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Gerard Catholic Church, 240 West Robb Avenue, Lima, Ohio 45801.
Arrangements are being handled by Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.