Bonnie L. Durgin, 67, of Princeton Street in Claremont, NH, died Friday (June 17, 2016) at the home of her sister and brother in law, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Glens Falls, NY, on February 2, 1949, the daughter of Theodore and Harriett T. (Sexton) DeCelle and had been a longtime area resident. Bonnie began working at the age of 17 and had held many jobs throughout her life including, Chicago Cutlery in Antrim, NH, New England Ordinence and retired from Sturm Ruger & Co. Following her retirement, she became employed as a Deburrer by Latva Machine in Kelleyville, NH. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Ascutney, VT, where she was also a member of the Relief Society.
She was the widow of Ronald Durgin who died in 1995.
Members of her family include a son, Richard J. DeCelle, Newport, NH; three grandchildren, Benjamin Phillips, Colorado, Laurin Geary and Garritt Geary of South Carolina, five sisters Harriet Austin, Claremont, NH; Rita Ferland, Unity, NH; Florence Angelo, Hummelstown, PA; Linda Bullis, Sunapee, NH; Francine Wheeler, Claremont, NH; two brothers, Paul DeCelle, Claremont, NH; Richard DeCelle, Claremont, NH; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister, Juanita Austin and three brothers, Theodore DeCelle, William DeCelle and Robert DeCelle.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 5431 US RT. 5 in Ascutney, VT with Bishop Mark Olstrum, officiating. Friends may call at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 am until the time of services. Following the service, dedication of the grave will be held in Pine Grove Cemetery in Newport. NH.
You are invited to share a memory or Bonnie with the family or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book at www.royfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Roy Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
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