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Henry J. Bona

Funeral Services & Interment were held privately for Henry J. Bona, who died in his Revere residence surrounded by the love & care of his family on Friday, May 28th following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease, he was 65 years old.

Henry was a Revere native. He was most proud of his “Beachmont” neighborhood. He was educated in Revere & was an alumnus of Revere High School, Class of 1973. Henry was married to Mary Bussey, the couple remained in Revere and settled in the Beachmont section of Revere where together they raised their family of 4 children. Henry worked as a Mail Handler for the United States Postal Service. His career began at the South Postal Annex, then he ventured to Boston Logan Airport, to Chelsea and then returning to South Postal Annex. He had a career that spanned 27 years of service until he was no longer able to work due to the progression of Parkinson’s Disease. Henry always maintained his wit & humor and of course his infamous “one liner’s”. Henry loved to go fishing as often as he could. He was also a lector at Our lady of the Airways Chapel at Boston’s Logan International Airport. Henry also had an incredible gift to socialize wherever he would go. Henry would always make fast friends and somehow always found a Revere connection. Above all, he was a dedicated family man, that very much loved being home surrounded by the people he loved the most.

He is the devoted husband of 37 years to Mary B. (Bussey) Bona of Revere. Loving & proud father of USN Lt. Nicholas B. Bona & wife Kiana of Kailua, HI, Alec H. Bona of Shrewsbury, Jonathan D. Bona of Revere & Genevieve M. Fridman & husband John of Odessa, TX. Cherished grandfather of Izzy, Iris & Hunter. Beloved son of the late Joseph H. Bona, Sr. & Dorothy M. (Walker) Bona. Dear brother of Joseph H. Bona, Jr. of Columbus, GA, William J. Bona of Revere, Peter C. Bona & wife Karen of Malden and the late Charles E. Bona, Dorothea Angiulo & Barbara Ann Fraga. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Remembrances may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or by visiting

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  1. George Mercier
    Jun 3 2021

    With my deepest sympathy…….always missed him and wit after I retired.
    I know he greatly enjoyed the “under the radar” rides we did around the area in my little green bug


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