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John Patrick Bonner
Death Date : 1 Aug 1946
Anna Marie Donovan
Death Date : 21 Nov 2007

Melrose
Massachusetts
United States


John Patrick Bonner and Anna Marie Donovan married in Dec 1944



WAVES (Women in the Navy) were not allowed to marry, so Anna Marie was subsequently out of uniform and out of work. She and John rented a small bungalow style house in a San Diego neighbourhood called Normal Heights. 
John Patrick died on August 1, 1946, in a post-war Navy plane crash at the Navy airfield in San Diego. He was still on his WWII enlistment, and was 26 years old. He was posthumously awarded three Air Medals and a Purple Heart for action in the South Pacific. He was buried in Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, MA.

John and Anna had one daughter, Barbara Ann, born 10 weeks before his untimely death in 1946.


Anna motoring in style (1946) ..........


Anna married John Joseph Ford Jr. on 16 June, 1951.

John Joseph Jr. was a son of John Joseph (Joe) Ford & Anna Grady.

John Joseph Jr. and Anna had 4 boys.

John J Ford died in Holbrook on 6 Nov 1999. Interred in Union Cemetery, Holbrook
Anna (nee Donovan) was interred in Union Cemetery, Holbrook, MA in 2007.



Anna and John on their Wedding Day




Anna & John























John


Anna & John



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