Gweneth E. Bonatti

May 14, 1952January 3, 2013
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60, of Jupiter, Fl passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2013.

She was born on May 14, 1952 at Quonset Point Naval Air Station, Wickford, Rhode Island to L. Donald Uphold and the late Rhondda Uphold. In addition to her mother she is also preceded in death by her son, John Joseph Bonatti Jr. Gwen graduated from Trumbull High School in Connecticut. She married John J. Bonatti on September 9, 1984. They lived in various locations around the world before settling in Jupiter. Her favorite was Sidney, Australia. Gwen loved sailing for over 25 years traveling the Long Island Sound, Biscayne Bay and the Bahamas. She was always willing to help others. She will be greatly missed.

Gwen is survived by her husband John; her father L. Donald Uphold, Brother Donald S. Uphold; daughter Ann Brinson and her husband Mark; niece Hillary; nephew Timothy and grand niece Jolie.

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, January 27th at 2:30pm at:

Mauldin United Methodist Church 100 East Butler Avenue, Mauldin, SC 29662


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 8, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Gweneth E. Bonatti

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Shahin Farvan

March 8, 2013

Am so sorry to hear of this sad news. I too graduated from Trumbull high, a year after Gwen did. So sad, so young. Am looking at her beautiful picture in the 1970 year book page 135. Please accept my condolences. Thank you. Shahin Farvan

Joe Mirabile

January 15, 2013

John, very sorry to hear about Gwen. It has been many years since I've seen you but I wanted to tell you that I remember the good times I had with you and Gwen when you were in Schenectady and I know you will make it through this.

Maria Wilson

January 14, 2013

Dear John, Joan Andros just told me about Gwen's passing. I am truly sorry, although we only met a few times, I truly enjoyed her company, she was so vibrant and sweet. My prayers are with you and your family.

January 10, 2013

Dear John, we were so sad to hear of Gwens passing. We treasured our times with
you both when visiting Kristin in HongKong. Ken & Nancy Jandt(Kris'dad&mom)

Alex Salas

January 9, 2013

Gwen taught me alot.what a joy. Thank you for the wonderful years. John my prayers are with you and your family.

Debbie Baumgartner

January 8, 2013

John and Ann, Gwen was a special person who cared so much about others and the world at large. I am glad I knew her. May you find God's comfort close to you in this time of sorrow.

January 7, 2013

The loss of a loved one is never easy to accept, my deepest condolences to your family. I will keep your family in my prayers, God will be your greatest comforter in this Most difficult time (2 Cor 1:3-5).

January 7, 2013

John I saw this while browsing on line tonight- our deepest sympathies are with you
Bob and Mary Ann Macaluso

Jerry and Jackie Volf

January 6, 2013

Dearest John, Our hearts go out to you and your family. What fun we had together in Singapore. Gwen was a wonderful friend and laughter came so easy to her. Jerry and I will always remember. Love you dear friend. Jerry and jackie Volf

January 6, 2013

John, so sad to hear of Gwen's passing. We had so many fun times while in Singapore. Gwen is safely in the arms of The Lord . She was truly one in a million. We will miss her.

Woody and Terrye Williams, Rochester Hills, MI