George Joseph Bonis Sr., 77, of Greenlawn Drive, Danbury, died Dec. 1 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the husband of Sarah (Ishee) Bonis.
He owned and operated GJ Bonis & Sons Property Management for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, boating and spending time on the water. He loved agriculture and cooking.
Besides his wife, Mr. Bonis is survived by two sons, George Jr. and his companion
of New Milford, and William and his wife Cheryl of New Milford; two daughters,
and her husband Allen of Danbury, and
and her husband Robert of Fort Ann, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Tony of Norwalk; and two sisters,
of Westport and
and her husband William of Preston.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Orain Ready and Cashmere, and two sisters, Ann and Loretta.
The Cornell Memorial Home of Danbury was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
American Heart Association
, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, CT, 06492.