Donald Wayne Bonura

January 8, 1958March 21, 2013
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Donald “Wayne” Bonura, age 55, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 in Houston, TX. Services will be at 1:00 PM on Monday, March 25, 2013 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, burial will follow. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 8:00 PM with a vigil at 5:00 PM on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Wayne was born on January 8, 1958 in Beaumont, TX. He served in the United States Marine Corp. Wayne was employed with United States Postal Service in Beaumont as an electronic tech for the past 23 years. He was an avid hunter & woodsman and dedicated his time to leading and supporting the boy scouts. He was a loving father and husband and a dear friend to so many. He is preceded in death by his father, Jerry Lynn Bonura. Survivors include his wife Janice Shackelford Bonura. Three sons, Jarod WL Bonura, Jeremy LL Bonura, & Jason AL Bonura. His mother and step father Joseph and Deanna Soileau. Sister, Connie Lynn Lara. Uncles, Don and wife Nancy Bush, & Donald and wife Wanda Lanham. Mother and father-in-law, Will and Bill Carr, brother-in-law Walter Shackelford and sister-in-law Vonda Earnhart and her husband Steve. Nephews, Chad Walker, Darrel Walker and Daniel Shackelford. Niece, Deanna M. Lara and god son, Todd Rye. Memorials may be made to,


  • Visitation Sunday, March 24, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 25, 2013

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March 28, 2013

Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted. My prayers are with you during this time. I worked with Wayne at the PO for many years. My heart is saddened but my spirit is lifted by knowing that when we are absent in the body, we are present with the Lord. Blessings to you!
Cheryl Williams

Robert John

March 26, 2013

Peace, SEM FI

Bill Holman

March 26, 2013

You will always live in our hearts and prayers. Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

Winona Lindsey

March 25, 2013

My prayers are with you all. You are great neighbors. I know that loss will be a great one to the family. Please let me know if I can do anything.

Janie Parsons

March 25, 2013

Deanna and Lynn,
I am so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. I hope he did not suffer long. My prayers are with you both.

Janie (Mallory) Parsons

Pattie Bamber

March 25, 2013

Wayne, I will never forget what a funny kid you were. We grew up together, all us kids. Rest in peace friend.

Arthur Miles

March 25, 2013

Extending sincere condolences to the Bonura family for the loss of your loved one, Wayne. I worked with Wayne at the P O for many years & he was always a sensible,kind,& pleasant person to talk with. The last time I talked to Wayne was at the retirement party of another coworker, a few years ago.Again best wishes and Semper Fi!

Arthur R. Miles
P O Retiree 2005

Teresa Boullion

March 25, 2013

So sorry for your loss. I worked at the GMF with Wayne for a few years and he always had a kind word or a good joke to share. Wayne will be greatly missed !!

Suzanne (Bonura) Schultz

March 24, 2013

In loving memory of a wonderful cousin who I'm sure was met by a large heavenly welcome party of Bonuras. My prayers for the family in this time of loss. God's peace.

Amber Miller

March 24, 2013

Our sympathies to your family and loved ones.Now you are in the loving hands with our lord .........Amber Miller and Family