BONCI, George J. Of Erin, NY passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the age of 87. George was born February 22, 1930, in New Albany, PA a son of the late Pasquil and Lena Perozzi Bonci. George served his country honorably with the US Army during WWII. He retired after 31 years as a supervisor at Kennedy Valve. He was a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads and a member of the Mildred American Legion #452. George was a wonderful father, grandfather, and great grandfather. His family was very important to him. Dad was always there for any of us wanting to help anyway he could. George was a role model to all who knew him. He will also be remembered for his quick wit and the many, many stories he loved to tell. He enjoyed traveling with his family especially to Aruba the last few years. George was predeceased by his wives, Mary Ersley Bonci and Jane Anderson Bonci and sister and brother-in-law Loretta and Jim Coyle. George is survived by his children, Susan (Paul) Campbell, Sheila(Lance) Emanuel, Laurie ( James) Rosplock, grandchildren, Matthew Campbell (Jessica Hawley), Holly (Matthew) Princiotto, Joseph (Erica) Emanuel, Brian Bonci (Daniel Antillon); great grandson, Christopher Princiotto; brother-in-law and friend, James Anderson; step-children, Carol Chamberlain, Mike Ersley, Margaret "Peg" Boyle, and Tom Ersley; several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Sullivan's Funeral Home, 365 E. Franklin St. at Rt. 13, Horseheads, NY on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from 4-7PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary Our Mother Church, 816 W. Broad St., Horseheads, NY on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 10AM with Rev. Christopher Linsler. He will be laid to rest at St. Francis of Assissi Cemetery in Mildred, PA immediately following. The family would like to thank the staff of Bethany Manor for their care during his stay. Those wishing to remember George consider memorials to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Assoc. in his memory. Condolences and words of comfort may be expressed at George's book of memories at www.sullivansfuneralhome.com.