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Helen Sharkey Bono
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1927
Ford City
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 2012
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA

Helen Bono, 84, of Kittanning, passed away Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012, at her home. Helen was born Nov. 9, 1927, in DuBois, the daughter of John J. Sharkey Sr. and Bridget (Daugherty) Sharkey. She has lived in Kittanning since 1952 and was a member of St. Mary Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, the Armstrong County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the Kittanning Garden Club. She graduated from Pittsburgh Hospital School of Nursing and Mercy Hospital Anesthesia. She is survived by her husband, John Bono, MD, and they were married June 14, 1952. Also surviving are her sons, John Bono and wife, Cher, Steven Bono and Brian Bono and wife, Karin; daughters, Mary-Ann Moalli and husband, Daniel, and Suzanne Bono; grandchildren, Trey, Ashley, Nic, Grace, Ashley, Will and Chris; and great-grandson, Dylan. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, John J. "Jack" Sharkey Jr. and William S. Sharkey. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at BAUER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 515 N. McKean St., Kittanning. A Mass of Christian Burial will be con-celebrated with Monsignor William R. Rathgeb, the Rev. Edward Volz, the Rev. Thomas Federline and the Rev. Daniel Blout at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at St. Mary Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery Freeport. Memorial contributions may be made in Helen's memory to the Kittanning Public Library, 280 N. Jefferson, Kittanning, PA 16201 and Orphans of the Storm, P.O. Box 838, Kittanning, PA 16201. To leave an online condolence honoring Helen's life, visit

Kittanning Leader Times 4/9/2012

Family links: 
  John Joseph Sharkey (1891 - 1964)
  Bridget A. Dougherty Sharkey (1890 - 1990)
  John Bono (1920 - 2014)*
  John J. Sharkey (1919 - 1999)*
  Helen Sharkey Bono (1927 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: Apr 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88250666
Helen <i>Sharkey</i> Bono
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Helen <i>Sharkey</i> Bono
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Helen <i>Sharkey</i> Bono
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