Diane M. Bon

Diane M. Bon, 62, of 128 Rettger Street, St. Marys, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.

She was born May 24, 1956, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Louis and Eleanor Yonkie Bon. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School, Class of 1974.  Diane was a former employee of Elk Regional Health Center, where she had worked for over 30 years.  She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and was a volunteer for Special Olympics for over 30 years.

Diane is survived by three sisters, Patricia Gahn, Bonnie Dreier and her husband Ed, and Sandy Bon, all of St. Marys; a brother, William Forster and his wife Jackie of Hermitage, PA; six nieces and nephews, Billy Forster (Christina), Matthew Forster, Daniel Forster, Drew Forster, Casey Gahn, and Erin Gahn; and by a great niece, Willa Forster.

In addition to her parents, Diane was preceded in death by her fiancé, Randy Pennington, on November 13, 2017.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in the Sacred Heart Church on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Michael Gabler, OSB, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Morningside Cemetery in DuBois.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Humane Society, 1029 East Eschbach Road, St. Marys, PA 15857.

Vada Liptak September 27, 2018 at 11:48 pm

DEAR SANDY, BONNIE, AND PATTY,
YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. DIANE ANN WAS A GREAT PERSON AND WILL BE SORELY MISSED.
I LOVE ALL YOU GIRLS.

Susan Strandberg September 28, 2018 at 8:03 am

Dear Sandy, Patty and Bonnie,
My sincerest condolences in your loss of Diane. She was blessed to have you as sisters, especially with all the love and care you gave. Her suffering is now over and I pray for peace and comfort for all of you.
Love,
Susie

Jim Baumgratz September 28, 2018 at 10:59 am

Diane was always such a special person with a smile. Our sympathies to her family, she will be missed. Jim & Lynn

Deb Brunner September 28, 2018 at 12:58 pm

Love and prayers for all of you at this difficult time.

Deb Brunner

Margie Pearson September 29, 2018 at 9:22 pm

I am so sorry for your loss, Diane was a sweet person.

Joyce Ferris Dotson September 30, 2018 at 3:51 pm

My deepest sympathy on your loss.

Molly Owens October 1, 2018 at 8:04 pm

Diane was very special to me. She was a wonderful person. She will be missed.
My prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Audrey Meyer October 3, 2018 at 8:41 am

Diane was a very special lady. She reminded me so much of her mother. Diane was my girl’s first babysitter and they loved her. My prayers are with you Sandy, Bonnie, Patty and Bill. She will be missed.

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