, Salem, MA

January 15, 2014

Gary Paul Bonnette, 52

Wenham — Mr. Gary Paul Bonnette, 52, of Wenham, passed away on January 11, 2014, following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family.

He was the son of Roland and Delphine Bonnette of Wenham. He also leaves behind a brother, David Bonnette and his wife, Kristin, of Wenham; three sisters, Beth Desrochers and her husband, George, of Georgetown, Brenda Bonnette of Green Creek, N.C., and Eileen Schneider and her husband, Bill, of Georgetown; and many nieces and nephews.

Gary was a graduate of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School and went on to attend R.I.T. in Rochester, N.Y., where he studied printing and spent numerous years in the printing industry.

He served his country as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.

He enjoyed spending his time fishing, and was an avid reader. Gary will be remembered for his good sense of humor, his compassion for people, and was very well liked by others.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to his memorial service, which will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 478 Boston Rd., Topsfield, on Monday, January 20, at 11 a.m. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., Route 62, Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Gary’s memory to the Lynn Shelter Association, 100 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901. To share a memory, or offer a condolence, please visit