March 7, 1955 to September 3, 2014
Hawkinsville- Bonnie K. Yager, 59, of Hayes Road East, wife of Thomas O. passed away on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, New Hartford, while surrounded by the loving care of her husband and family, after a long and heroic battle with cancer.
She was born in Norwich, on March 7, 1955, a daughter of Richard and Hannah Titus Goodwin, and grew up on her family's dairy farm in the Town of Guilford, in Chenango Co. Bonnie graduated from Bainbridge-Guilford Central School with the Class of 1973.
On April 23, 1977, Bonnie was united in marriage with Thomas O. Yager in Boonville. After that the couple settled near Hawkinsville. For several years Mrs. Yager was employed as a factory superintendant Sergeant's Chair Factory and then at Ethan Allen Furniture Co., both of Boonville. Afterwards she founded "Y Designs" of Boonville, a company that designed artwork and lettered industrial garments, a business that she operated at her residence.
She found much enjoyment spending time with her grandchildren and riding her motorcycle. For many years Bonnie enjoyed participating with her family in showing cattle and horses in 4-H, and at the Afton Fair, Chenango County-Norwich Fair and the Delaware County-Walton Fair.
In addition to her husband, Tom, Bonnie is survived by her children, Shilo and husband, Steve Morreale, Newport, Cory Yager, Port Leyden, Cassie and husband, David Armstrong, of Boonville; her cherished grandchildren, Stevie, Olivia, Bracken, Chloe, Zachary, Jennifer and Raymond Maldonado and one great grandson, Raymond; 1 brother, Richard Goodwin, Guilford; two sisters, Nancy and Richard Morley, Delhi, Lianne and Denny Sprague, Guilford. She was predeceased by a sister Helen Aldrich. She is also survived by several in-laws and nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Visitation will be Sunday 2-4 p.m. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, with a Memorial Service at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Boonville Fire Co. Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 64, Boonville, NY 13309.