Posted by: resparish | July 16, 2010

Thomas Ralph Bonauro, 1922 – 2010

Thomas Bonauro, a longtime parishioner of Resurrection Parish, died peacefully on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 6th, at the Veterans Hospital in Palo Alto.  He was 87 years old.

Tom and his wife, Ann, were very active in our parish.  In 1979 plans had been formulated to build a permanent church building and the the parish needed to raise funds in order to qualify for a loan from the Archdiocese of San Francisco to fund the project.  Tom and Ann directed our parish’s first door-to-door fund drive which yielded $410,000.

Tom was also very active in the Italian-Catholic Federation and in the Sunnyvale Planning Commission.

There will be a Memorial Mass for Tom here at the Church of the Resurrection on Saturday, July 31st, at 2:00 pm.

Please keep Tom and his family in your prayers.