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Livingstonville – Bonnie J. Chichester, 75, formerly of Livingstonville, died peacefully on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Baptist Nursing and Health Center in Scotia, where she had lived the last few years.
Bonnie was born in Catskill on August 13, 1942 to Vera (Mace) and William Glenn Brooks.
She worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse, first at Catskill Hospital and then at Day Treatment at the Schoharie County ARC, for many years.
Although she started as a Red Socks fan, Bonnie was eventually coaxed over home plate and rooted for her native Yankees, rarely missing a game or the opportunity to share her loving spirit, smile and company with her family and friends. Bonnie faithfully attended church services while at Baptist Center and was a member of the Broome Center Chapel Church and the Livingstonville Community Church locally. She was also a member of the Town of Broome Fire Department. Ladies Auxiliary.
Bonnie’s husband, Paul Maynard Chichester, predeceased her in 1992, as did her sister: Donna Monton and her nephew: David Warner, Jr.
Bonnie’s family includes her daughter: Carole (Ray) Kimball of Middleburgh; son: Richard (Margaret) Chichester of Middleburgh; sister: Diane (David) Warner of Middleburgh; stepsons: Paul (Virginia) Chichester, Jr. of Middleburgh, Keith (Rhonda) Chichester of Middleburgh; granddaughters: Jordan Chichester and Megan Kimball; grandsons: Richard Chichester and Josh Chichester; 3 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren and many other family members and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 3PM on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Coltrain Funeral Home, LLC, 134 River Street, Middleburgh. Spring interment will be in the Livingstonville Cemetery. All are invited to a visitation with Bonnie’s family, from 2PM-3PM prior to the funeral service.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Broome Center Chapel Church, c/o Heidi Pickett, 109 Parsons Hill Rd, Gilboa, NY 12076 or to the Livingstonville Community Church, c/o Brenda Ferraro-Hanson, PO Box 350, Middleburgh, NY 12122.