Meadville Tribune

June 6, 2013

Bonita Riley

Meadville Tribune

MINERVA, Ohio — Bonita Riley, 75, of Minerva, Ohio, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in the Great Trail Care Center in Minerva.

She was born Aug. 29, 1937, in Meadville, to Ralph and Martha McGuire Coon. She was a housewife and received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Malone College.

She is survived by a daughter, Amy (Michael) Donohue of Salisbury, Md.; a son, Michael (Shawn) Riley of Minerva; half siblings, Freda Gaut, Arthur Gaut, Donald Gaut, Maryanne Coon and Daniel Coon; and six grandchildren, Seamus and Sean Donahue and Hannah, Addie, Jacob and Josia Riley.

She is preceded in death by a brother, William Coon.

Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register book at

Arrangements are under the direction of Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home, 206 E. Lincoln Way, Minerva.