BONIEY, Rocco Joseph, 66, of Wintersville, OH, passed away Monday, October 15, 2012, at his home.
He was born January 30, 1946 in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late Michael Joseph and Gilda Lucia Leone Boniey.
Rocco was the owner and operator of Rocco Boniey Associates, Inc. and co-owner of Freedom Bail Bonds until he retired from both in 2010. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Follansbee, WV.
Rocco was preceded in death by a grandson, Derek Michael Gates.
Surviving are his son, Rocco L. (companion Teresa Francis Walker) Boniey of Steubenville, OH; daughter, Jeanette (Earl) Gates of Steubenville, OH; sister, Jeanette (Randy) Taylor of Hopedale, OH; and three grandchildren, Michael J. Boniey, Brittany Gates and Harley Gates, all of Steubenville, OH.
Friends may call at Shorac Funeral Home (Formerly McClave Funeral Home), 611 N. Fourth St., Steubenville on Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral liturgy with mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony Catholic Church on Friday at 10 a.m. with Rev. Pete Giannamore as celebrant.
Vigil service Thursday 3:45 p.m. Entombment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to Jefferson County Humane Society, PO Box 233, Steubenville, OH 43952.
Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.