Carolynne Bonta

carolynne bonta

September 6, 1950 ~ April 28, 2024

Born in: Bridgeport, CT
Resided in: Hamden, CT

Carolynne “Lynn” Mercedes Todd Bonta, 73, passed away on April 28, 2024 at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was born on September 6, 1950 in Bridgeport to the late Herbert and Mary Jane Donnelly Todd. Lynn was recently predeceased by her husband and best friend, Gerald Bonta. She will be lovingly remembered by her siblings, Laureen Noble, Michael Todd, Donna Scarpelli, and Maurene Rose. She also had many nieces and nephews.

After living in Easton, Lynn made Hamden her home for the past 40 years. She worked for SNET for 30 years until her retirement. Lynn enjoyed playing golf, traveling and cruising, and watching the Yankees and the Giants.

Friends are invited to join her family for a Graveside Service celebrating her life on Friday, May 10th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Michael’s Cemetery, 2205 Stratford Ave., Stratford, CT.


Graveside Service: May 10, 2024 11:00 am

St. Michael Cemetery
2205 Stratford Avenue
Stratford, CT 06497

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  1. Hi Lyn,
    Hard to believe that Jerry and you are both gone. God bless Turbo and God bless you until we meet again my friend.
    Love Mary Ellen & Turley

  2. You left us too soon May you embrace your journey and know that you touched many people over the years. May you rest in peace and be in Gerry’s arms again.
    Ellen Farnham

  3. I’m so very sorry for your loss. Lynn was a lovely lady who was a childhood friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Warm regards, Judi Back

  4. Dear Maurene, Laureen, Donna and Michael, I am so sorry to hear that Lovely Lynn has died. I have fond memories of bicycling, swimming at The Mud Hole and building forts. She was a wonderful woman. You and your families are in my thoughts and in my prayers. 🙏❤️Warm regards, Judi Back

  5. God saw it was your time and He put His arms around you and said “Come and Rest’’ with me.
    Tom Keating SNET retiree

  6. Dear Todd family. Such a beautiful smile. with our deepest sympathy God bless you all
    Lori from Kathy Bradshaw Kelly

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    Thank you for all memories

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