Meadville Tribune

March 29, 2014

Bonnie G. Arbuckle


Meadville Tribune

COCHRANTON — Bonnie G. Arbuckle, 75, of Cochranton died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at UPMC Hamot in Erie. Born March 10, 1939, in Greenville, she was a daughter of Joseph L. and Mary A. Harpst Wentz. She married Loyd Arbuckle on Aug. 31, 1957, and he survives.

She graduated from Cochranton High School in 1958 and worked at the Iris Theatre and also the former Rexall Drug Store in Cochranton.

She was a member of Cochranton United Methodist Church, enjoyed knitting and cherished times spent with not only her grandchildren, but other children as well.

Survivors, in addition to her husband of 56 years, include a son, Joe Arbuckle and his wife, Julie, of Cochranton, and a daughter, Karen McDonald and her husband, John, of Meadville; four grandchildren, Stacy Jo and Emily Arbuckle and Cody and Christopher McDonald; three stepgrandchildren, Amber Adams, John and Dana Shaffer; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Addie and Leah Adams; two sisters, Sandy Buzza and her husband, Gary, of Huber Heights, Ohio, and Mary Lou Reisinger and her husband, Tom, of Grove City; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Kevin Arbuckle.

Friends will be received at Dickson Family Funeral Home Inc., 123 S. Franklin St., Cochranton, on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. A Celebration of Bonnie’s Life will be at 3 p.m. Sunday from the funeral home, with the Rev. Gregg Spencer officiating.

Interment will be in Cochranton Cemetery.

The family ask that memorials be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St. Meadville, Pa. 16335; or Cochranton United Methodist Church, 114 E. Adams St. Cochranton, Pa. 16314.


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