by Des Bonia
We were up to the cabin last week and went out to Placentia to check the graveyard for headstones. The following is what we found: this is how each headstone reads, exactly.
MAURICE, MICHAEL &
IN MEMORY OF THEIR BELOVED
DIED MARCH 6, 1910 AGED 44 YRS.
HEART OF JESUS HAVE MERCY
ON HER SOUL
ERECTED BY MARGUERITA IN FAITHFUL REMEMBRANCE OF HER BELOVED HUSBAND EDWARD BONIA
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE FEB. 26, 1898 AGED 35 YRS. RIP
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
FRANCES GERTRUDE BONIA
DAUGHTER OF MAURICE & FRANCIS BONIA DIED JUNE 10, 1922 AGED 68 YRS
ERECTED BY MARGARET IN
MEMORY OF HER BELOVED
HUSBAND PATRICK BONIA
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE OCT. 8, 1923
ROSELLA BELOVED DAUGHTER OF MAURICE & FRANCIS BONIA
DIED AT BOSTON
SEPT. 20, 1906 AGED 49 YRS.
IN MEMORY OF MAURICE BONIA DIED MAY 9, 1907 AGED 87 YRS SACRED HEART OF JESUS
HAVE MERCY ON HIS SOUL.