Patricia A. (Haiko) Bonney, 75, of Enfield, beloved wife of 56 years to James P. Bonney, peacefully passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family. Patricia was born in Hartford on March 28, 1944, daughter of the late Edward and Helen (Johnson) Haiko. She spent her early years there until the great flood of 1955 brought her family to Enfield. It was there she married the love of her life, raised her family, and resided for the remainder of her years. Patricia worked as a front end supervisor for over 20 years at Big Y and also for Food Mart. She also worked for Smyth's Bus Company as a bus driver for 30 years. She was a devoted wife and mother, and throughout her life, stepped into the role as a selfless caregiver to many family members and friends.
In addition to her loving husband, James, Patricia is survived by her children, Michael E. Bonney and his wife Alma of Old Town, ME, and Sharon Rowe and her husband Richard of Enfield; her grandchildren, Brandon Rowe, Lindsey Rowe, and Erin Rowe; her brothers, William Haiko and his wife Rose of Enfield, and James Haiko and his wife Sue of Spring Hill, FL; her sister, Maureen Weatherwax and her husband Francis of E. Springfield, MA, her sister-in-law, Sandra Haiko and many nieces and nephews. Patricia was predeceased by her son, James P. Bonney, Jr.; her brother, Edward Haiko, and her sister, Janice Colagiovanni.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the staff at Masonicare Home & Hospice for their compassion and care. Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for calling hours on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 5-7 pm at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Rd., Enfield. A funeral service honoring Patricia’s life will follow at 7:00 pm. Burial will be private, at the convenience of the family. Donations in Patricia’s memory may be made to Masonicare Partnership Home & Hospice, 77 Hartland St., East Hartford, CT 06108. To leave online condolences, please visit www.leetestevens.com.