~~New York Mills- Bonnie J. Roberts. 56 passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital, New Hartford, after a brief illness.
She was born in Rome, on January 4, 1961, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Gardner Roberts. Bonnie grew up in Forestport, receiving her education at Adirondack Central School. For many years she resided in the Utica area, where she was employed at Mele Manufacturing Co. and at Hemstroughts Bakery, Utica, as a cake decorator. Bonnie was currently employed as a baker for Holland Farms Bakery, Yorkville and also as a part time cashier at Rite Aid, New Hartford.
Bonnie was a diligent employee for her entire working career; in her spare time, she enjoyed collecting figurines, playing games on facebook and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving is one son and his fiancé, David W. Roberts, and Rebecca Collea, Yorkvillle; five grandchildren, Colin, Aryanna, Savanna, Hannah and Hunter, and by her beloved sister, Susan (John) Niemiec, Boonville, and by many nieces and nephews. Bonnie was predeceased by two sisters, Edna Ingersoll and Elizabeth Bartholomay and by four brothers, Joseph, William, Howard and Samuel.
Visitation hours are Friday 12 Noon – 2:00 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. followed by graveside services at 2:30 P.M. at Woodgate Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, or to American Cancer Society, both at 100 Lomond Court, Utica, NY 13502.