Bonnie Leah  Peletz


BAINBRIDGE - Bonnie Leah Peletz, 63, of Bainbridge, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at Post Acute Medical, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
She was born Feb. 24, 1956, in Sidney, daughter of the late Richard Elwin and Lena Belle (Yaeger) Horton.
Bonnie married Joseph C. Peletz on April 19, 1999, in Hamlin.
For several years, Bonnie was a receptionist for her son, Tim, at Price Automotive in Sidney.
Bonnie was a country girl. She loved all kinds of animals and enjoyed tending to her little farm, riding horses, listening to country music, hopping in the car and traveling the country roads and going nowhere.
She liked doing puzzles, playing Sudoku, chess and scrabble (which she would purposely lose at so people would play with her) and she enjoyed all holidays but Christmas was her favorite.
She was an excellent cook who could make something out of nothing.
Bonnie was selfless, empathetic and kind who would rather do for others than to have something done for her. She always found the good in people even when no one else could see it.
But the most important thing to Bonnie was her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved each one and enjoyed every moment doting on them and spoiling them.
Bonnie is survived by her loving husband, Joe Peletz, Bainbridge; six children, Jamie Lee Price and Eric Mertz, Bainbridge, Tim Price and Ashley Lyons, Bainbridge and Craig Peletz and Hannah Bradley, Afton; Joe Jr. and Sheryl Draper, Hamlin, Brian Peletz and Janice Lee, Ft. Worth, Texas, Kristin and Peter Schrage, Ontario; 11 grandchildren, Chasen, Layla, Brody, Callie, Cayden, Aaliyah, Collin, Jenna, Gabby, Amelia and Colin; two sisters, BJ Hovey, Wells Bridge and Sandy Zorda, Bainbridge; brother, Charlie Horton, Unadilla; her mother-in-law, Alberta Peletz, Bloomville; brother and sister-in-law Michael and Kathy Peletz, Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania; her little dog, Sassy; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins and countless friends.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Cheryl Beach and Debbie Cutting.
Calling hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand St., Oneonta.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28, also at the funeral home with the Rev. Stephen D. Fournier officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Bloomville.
Online condolences may be made to Bonnie's family by visiting
Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.
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Doreen Robinson
Aug 26, 2019
Bonnie and I have been friends since 8th grade She wad the kind of person you would always be proud to call your friend. We have lost a very special and kind person and I was proud to call her my friend.I am so sorry for your loss. I know there are no words that can help but remember her with a smile and the Love she had for all of you. Fly High With the Angels Bon til we meet Again Love You!!!
Nancy Morse
Aug 25, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. Bonnie was my Great Niece's (Layla Price) Grandma. Hugs to all!! Bonnie was a sweet kind lady. She will be missed by many!!
Lisa Hollis
Aug 23, 2019
I'm grateful that God gave you time on this Earth to enjoy children, grandchildren and lots of friends. Now you can enjoy pain free time with family that you haven't seen in a long time. I can imagine Grandma, Grandpa, Mom, Aunt Debbie, Tammy and all the loved ones that went before you waiting with open arms welcoming you home. You will be truely missed here but we will see you again! ❤️
Avis Dalton
Aug 23, 2019
Bonnie and I are friends since kindergarten,,She was so happy to tell everyone we've been friends for 50 years,, love you Bonnie to the moom and back..prayers are hugs for your family,,I know you will be watching over them
Judy Hinman
Aug 22, 2019
Thinking of you all and sending much love and strength vibes. May your fond memories bring you some peace.
Stacey Sickler
Aug 22, 2019
Love you lots Bonnie, miss our lunch dates❤️💔
Anette Fulford
Aug 22, 2019
My condolences to the family.
If you guys can think of anything i can help with please let me know . mom and,i used to close friends for years I will never forget all the hours we spend together .
Sheila & Carsten Smith
Aug 22, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Bonnie was a wonderful person and I am glad I had the pleasure of knowing her and calling her a friend. She will be missed
Albert Weller
Aug 22, 2019
Sorry for your lose.God bless.
Vickey Sickler
Aug 22, 2019
I am so very sorry for your loss. Bonnie was a beautiful, gentle soul. She will be missed by so very many. ❤❤❤
Rod & Dawn Bartow
Aug 22, 2019
So sorry for the loss of your loved one, thinking of you all.
Justin Stevens
Aug 22, 2019