Bonnie L. Mortimer, 74, of Brookville, died on Friday, October 25, 2019 at her residence after her courageous battle with cancer.
Born December 18, 1944 in Sunbury, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Arlene (Delp) Clayberger.
Mrs. Mortimer attended Shamokin High School, Shamokin, Pennsylvania. Bonnie married James V. Mortimer on June 14, 1975 in Carthus, PA; he survives. Early on she worked as a waitress and other jobs to care for her children. Later she worked as a part time secretary but was always a full-time mom. She was a spiritual woman and was comfortable in any church of God.
She enjoyed baking, cooking, canning, time with family and friends and camping. She also enjoyed taking photos at every occasion and organizing them. Most of all she loved her children and grandchildren, and she was very loved in return. Recently, her greatest joy was her two great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Mortimer is survived by one son, Bret Mortimer and his wife, Brenda, of Reynoldsville; two daughters, Jodi Hidinger and her husband, Adam, of Brookville, and Lori McCool and her husband, John, of Russell, PA; five grandchildren: Chelsea (Mortimer) McNutt and her husband, Matt; Jamie Mortimer; Shane Hidinger and his wife, Megan (Long); Jessie McCool and Jacob McCool; two great-grandchildren, Maci McNutt and Elouise Hidinger; and a sister, Helen Hoffman and her husband, John, of Shamokin, PA; as well as dear in-laws and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her beloved grandson, Seth Hidinger, and her sister, Mercy Brosious.
A visitation will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Warsaw Fire Hall in Hazen, PA. A memorial service for family and close friends will follow at 3:00 p.m. at the fire hall.
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