Leona R. Bonhotel
SHARON — Leona R. Bonhotel, 89, formerly of Sharon, passed away April 3, 2011, at the Pinehaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy illness. She was the widow of Irving W. Bonhotel, who died in 1972. She was born in North Canaan on Dec. 27, 1921. She and her husband were employed at the Wike farm in Sharon. She also worked as a cook in Lakeville for the Hubbard family and for many years was a therapy aide at the Taconic DDSO in Wassaic. She enjoyed crocheting and playing bingo and card games.She is survived by her sister, Iva Thomas of Pawling, N.Y.; four children, Louise H. Miller of Burke, N.Y., Alyce M. Cluff of Craryville, N.Y., Phillip A. Bonhotel of Sharon and Frederick I. Bonhotel of Holland Patent, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.A memorial service will be held Friday, April 8, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon, the Rev. Henry Prause officiating.