Niagara Gazette

Obituaries

April 23, 2014

Bonnie Lynn Ford

GRAND ISLAND — Bonnie Lynn Ford (Taylor), 71, a lifelong resident of Grand Island, NY, loving mother, proud grandmother and caring friend, went home to be with the Lord on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014. Born on January 9, 1943 in North Tonawanda, NY, she was the daughter of the late Alan and Madelyn Taylor.

Bonnie was a registered nurse who worked in a variety of settings, including Children's Hospital, NY State Psychiatric Center, and later as the Director of Healthcare Services at Interim Healthcare. She was active with Dachshund Rescue of North America and the Trinity United Methodist Church's Piecemakers, an active quilting group which created and donated dozens of patriotic laplobes for wounded veterans.

She is survived by her three sons, Doug and wife, Bridgette of Clemmons, NC, Greg and wife, Lisa of Grand Island, NY, and Chris and wife, Angie of Woodbridge, VA; eight grandchildren, Sydney, Sierra, Cameron, Taylor, Tyler, Madison, Jacob, Dominic; and two pooches, Bart and     Autumn; all of whom brought her great joy and pride in her later years.

A memorial service and celebration of her life will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island, NY on April 26th, at 11:00 AM. In honor of her love for Dachshunds, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Dachshund Rescue of North America (WWW.DRNA.ORG) or by mail to Elieen Pratt, DRNA, 1197 Allaire Loop, The    Villages, FL 32163.

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