BONICA, Ellen Louise (née Bowe)

Born on February 15, 1945. Passed away May 29, 2023.

Passed away peacefully, aged 78 years.  Much loved wife of John (dec).  Loved mother of Carmel, Racheal (dec), Joseph, Catherine, Renae and their partners.  Nana and great Nana to their families.

Funeral Notice
St Joseph's Catholic Church 92 Oke Street, OuyenView Map

Family and friends of the late Mrs Ellen Bonica are respectfully informed that her funeral service will be conducted at St Joseph's Catholic Church, 92 Oke St, Ouyen on Monday, June 5, 2023, at 11.00am.

At the conclusion of the service, the cortege will proceed to the Ouyen Cemetery, Dunkley Road, Ouyen.

  1. You were an amazing, humble and kind lady. You were my go to person. I always loved our chats. I always looked forward to having a cuppa and your yummy food. You had a heart of gold. You adopted our children as your own grandchildren. We were very fortunate to have you in our life.

    Jeet Dhaliwal May 30, 2023
  2. Condolences to all the family 💔💔

    Jo Cook May 30, 2023
  3. Deepest sympathy to all the family , A very beautiful lady .

    Trish Torpey May 30, 2023
  4. To ellen’s family our deepest sympathy to u all treasure your memories

    Roy an vickie manley May 30, 2023
  5. So very sorry for your sad loss, beautiful lady. Thinking of you all. Caroline, Michael, Luke & Lauryn, Waterford, Ireland.

    Caroline Daly May 30, 2023
  6. Deepest Sympathy to all the Bonica family, our love and thoughts are with you all love Terri and John Hughes and family. 🙏💐

    Terri Hughes May 30, 2023
  7. I remember all the good times with Healy and Bonica. You were such a calming influence and always prepared to help people. I am glad I had such a great catchup at Uncle Kevin’s funeral last July, when you were tirelessly working at the wake. Now reunited with Johnny and Rachael.
    Condolences to all the family

    James Healy May 31, 2023
  8. Deepest Sympathy to all the Bonica Family. Rest In Peace Ellen.

    Kylie Russell May 31, 2023
  9. Sympathy to all the family r.i.p ellen

    Bev bray June 1, 2023
  10. Bowie,Ellen. what a wonderful member of our family you were, I loved catching up with you on your visits to see Lyn and having a good giggle.our thoughts are with all the family (Mary Lou)..Mary and Pat.

    Mary Kelly June 1, 2023
  11. Thank you Ellen for allowing us to be part of your family. Have treasured your company over the years and we will always remember you fondly and with great respect. RIP

    Helle Borup June 1, 2023
  12. My dearest friend for 60 years. How I will miss you and your lovely gentle way and our easy friendship.Heartfelt sympathy to Carmel, Jo, Catherine & Renae.❤️

    Carmel Kelly June 2, 2023
  13. Sending our condolences to all the family. ❤️
    Ellen was one of the most kind & generous people I know. We enjoyed many years working together at the hospital. She made our wedding cake & insisted on delivering it to Manang so it got there safely. I really enjoyed our catch-ups in Ouyen since we moved & looked forward to all the family news. RIP the a beautiful lady. Julie & Kevin Woodall & families

    Julie Woodall June 2, 2023
  14. Condolences to all the Bonica family.
    Ellen was the most thoughtful, supportive & caring person. We enjoyed many year’s working together at the hospital.

    Leanne Easton June 3, 2023
  15. Sorry to hear of the loss of your mum Catherine . May she rest in peace
    Love to you and all your family and her friends
    Julie Galy xxx

    Julie Galbraith June 3, 2023
  16. Ellen a beautiful caring person, our family. She will be sadly missed. RIP lovely lady
    Heartfelt sympathy to Carmel, Joseph, Catherine & Renae.

    Cheryl Anderson June 4, 2023
  17. Deepest sympathy to you all. Ellen was a lovely lady. Donna and Floss Wisneske

    Karen Wisneske June 5, 2023
  18. Ellen was so lovely! Loved hearing her tips and tricks for different recipes! Always helping people! Condolences to all the family. xx

    Felicity Healy June 5, 2023
  19. Sincerest condolences to all Ellen’s family on the loss of a lovely lady. Ellen was so generous and always happy to reach out and help, she was a great friend and I will miss her dearly, loved our regular catch ups, albeit by phone of recent times..

    Jan Healy June 5, 2023
  20. I am so saddened to hear of the passing of lovely “Aunty Ellen”. I will treasure the memories from the trip we did along with Kathleen over to Ireland in 2017. A treasure of a human being. Condolences to all the family and friends. Jennifer Ruhsam and Adam Kelly.

    Jennifer Ruhsam June 5, 2023
  21. A beautiful kind and thoughtful lady reunited with John and Rach.
    Our deepest condolences to Ellen’s loved ones.
    Kim and Phill Heaslip

    Kim Heaslip June 5, 2023
  22. Ellen . Such a beautiful lady. I loved our time working together at the hospital. Always ready to get up to mischief. Your beautiful smile and infectious laugh are forever with me. Deepest sympathy to the Bonica family

    Gayle Cox June 5, 2023
  23. If the world had more people like Ellen Bonica it would be a much better place. A truely beautiful lady.
    Deepest sympathies Carmel, Catherine, Renae & Joe.
    Jan & Phillip Vallance

    Jan Vallance June 5, 2023
  24. Dear Ellen. I am so glad I saw her recently.

    Sue O'SULLIVAN June 5, 2023
  25. In our lives we come across special people, an I could not of come across a more special person than you, Rest now Ellen.
    Sending lot’s of love to all the Bonica Family

    Tania Collins June 5, 2023