Carmel Bodnar, retired 2nd Grade Dickinson Avenue teacher, passed away peacefully at home on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24. Her funeral mass was at Our Lady of the Isle Church, Shelter Island, NY on December 2. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years this past July. Sympathy cards may be sent to her daughter: Sharon Bodnar 2072 Laurel Ridge Drive, Jefferson Hills, PA. 15025.
Donations in her memory can be sent to the Nature Conservancy. Carmel and her husband Harry spent many hours volunteering at Mashomack Preserve on Shelter Island, which is part of the Nature Conservancy. They both had a strong passion for preserving our environment, a passion shared by their family. Carmel is survived by her daughter Sharon, sons David and Raymond and five grandchildren.