Mitchell Bonta

Obituary of Mitchell Paul Bonta

Mitchell Paul Bonta, 66, from New York, New York, passed away at 10:50 p.m. on Sunday, February 18, 2018.    

Mitchell was a graduate of the 1969 class of Marion High School.  He participated in many school and civic theatrical productions.  After his graduation, he attended Indiana University.   While at IU, he became a member of the Singing Hoosiers and toured with them.  After graduating from IU, he moved to New York, New York, to pursue his theatrical career, and he remained there until his passing.

He is survived by his sister, Michal Bonta Runyon; aunt, Suzanne Morris, Marion; uncles, Dayne Bonta, Marion, and Ernst (Gus) Bonta, Santa Rosa, California; cousins, Sue Bonta Munn, Marion, Julie Bonta and Katherine Brandon, both from Ypsilanti, Michigan, James Morris, Indianapolis, Leslie Bonta Krause, Chanhassen, Minnesota, and David Bonta, Santa Rosa, California.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wallace (Bing) Bonta, and mother, Helen Johnson.

A celebration of Mitchell’s life will be held at the Marion Country Club for family and close friends.

Arrangements are entrusted to Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN.

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