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Bonita Calhoun

Bonnie Calhoun

October 6, 1937 September 20, 2019

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Obituary for Bonnie Calhoun

Bonita K. “Bonnie” Calhoun, 81

SALEM, OHIO – Bonita K. “Bonnie” Calhoun, of East Liverpool, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Blossom Nursing Home in Salem. She was 81.

Born in Bellaire, Ohio, October 6, 1937, she was a daughter of the late William and Edith Hance Pritsch. She worked at H&R Block at one time and was a member Good Shepherd United Methodist Church.

Bonnie volunteered as a senior aide at the Way Station. At one time she was a Girl Scout leader and associated with the Tri-State Physical Fitness Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor Leo Calhoun, whom she married April 2, 1954. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Arletta and Erma, and a brother John.

Survivors include four daughters: Diana Hicks and her husband, Ray, of Naples, Florida; Debby Blankenship and her husband, Bruce, of Salem; Sherry Calhoun-McIntosh and her husband, Robert, of Lisbon; and Kelly Haught and her husband, Ed, of Wellsville; as well as a son: Steven Calhoun of Wellsville.

There are 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition, she leaves two sisters: Edith and Peggy and a brother Butch.

Friends may visit Wednesday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7 p.m. Pastor Craig Knight will conduct a funeral service Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Spring Grove Cemetery.

Memorial tributes may take the form of contributions in care of St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
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    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
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    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
    6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Dawson Funeral Home
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
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    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
    7:00pm
    Officiant
    Pastor Craig Knight
  • Interment

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Spring Grove Cemetery
    Lisbon Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio
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    Thursday, September 26th, 2019
    9:30am
  • Reception

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 |
    Dawson Family Center
    220 West Fifth Street
    EAST LIVERPOOL, OH
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    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
    between visitation hours

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Cyndi Shepherd Aughinbaugh

Dear Diane and Debby,
I remember both you from summers at Lake Marwin and I often wondered where and how you both were doing. I was sorry to read about the loss of your Mother. May she Rest In Peace. I will keep you my prayers. ❤️
May God bless you.
Cyndi Shepherd Aughinbaugh
Midlothian, TX
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Debby Blankenship

Cyndi, Thank you so much for your condolences. I do remember you. We are blessed with so many long times friends. It was so sweet of you to reach out to us. BTW, my youngest son lives in Katy, Tx so we travel there as often as we can to visit our 2 grandbabies. Debby
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Paulette Davis-Boley

My thoughts are with Bonnie's family at this most difficult time. She was a wonderful lady and a good example of what a mother should be.
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