Richard A. Bonelli USMC, one of the legendary Marines of Fox Company – 2nd Battalion – 7th Regiment – 1st Marine Division, bravely fought in the Korean War on “Fox Hill” in 1950 during the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir. He received the Purple Heart and Silver Star for his heroic acts of valor.
He was predeceased by his “bride”, Mary, of 66 years and his oldest son, Rick. He is survived by his children, Mike, Joe, Steve, Tom, Theresa, Marie, and Betty. He was a proud Pa Pa to 18 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Richard adored his wife and was very proud of his close knit family. He cherished the brotherhood of his Marine Corp family and was very proud to be called a Marine.