Boneita “Bonnie” Black, age 92, resident of Crawford County Care Center, Saegertown, PA since March of 2003 and formerly of Venango, PA died Sunday, April 25, 2010 at the Care Center. Born on March 6, 1918 in Westford, PA, she was a daughter of the late Glen and Pearl Snodgrass. She married Euell Hamner in 1937 who died in 1954 and subsequently married Harry Black in 1956 who survives her.

Bonnie was employed in earlier years by Talon, Inc. in Meadville for 25 years and was a member of Venango United Methodist Church and the Women’s Society. She also was a longtime member of Pioneer and Gas Engine Society in Saegertown.

She was well known for her volunteer work in many local nursing homes where she was an active member of RSVP and AARP. She was presented the Volunteer of the Year Award in 1989. In addition, she received many other awards from area nursing homes where for 35 years, on active schedule, she played the piano and organ to entertain their residents.

Surviving Bonnie in addition to her husband, Harry of 54 years, include a daughter – Janice Gustafson and her husband, Carl of Chesapeake, VA; four step daughters – Barbara Forinash and her husband, Jack of Albion; Jeanne Black of Cortland, OH; Marilyn McNamee and Richard of Cleveland, OH; and Cheryl Gowan and her husband, Howard of Florida; 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Bonnie was preceded in death in addition to her parents and first husband by three sisters – Methyl Shimmel, Vera Stanford, and Josephine Snodgrass; and a brother, Clifford Snodgrass.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and are invited to attend funeral services there on Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Mark Rusnak, chaplain of Asera Care Hospice will officiate. Interment will be in Venango Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be given to Crawford County Care Center, 20881 Hwy # 198, Saegertown, PA 16433.