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Edward J. Bonenfant

Date of Death: April 14, 2023

Date of Birth: February 13, 1952


Augusta- Edward J. Bonenfant, 71, also known as Bear, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, April 14, 2023, at Maine General Hospital from congestive heart failure.

Edward was born in Augusta on Friday, February 13, 1952, the son of Robert and Yvette (Bechard) Bonenfant.

Edward graduated from Cony High School, class of 1971.

He was employed by the family-owned clothing store, J. B. Farrells on Water Street in downtown Augusta until he joined the Pipe Fitters Union #6 in Boston, MA, retiring from an early stroke.

Edward married Carla Lund on October 25, 1996, and his family went from one son, Edward, Jr., to twin stepdaughters, Amber and Alicia Lund, and a stepson Derek Lund.

Edward enjoyed golfing at the Natanis Golf Course, playing cards, and spoiling his newly acquired family and later on his twin granddaughters Avery, and Vivian Lund.

Edward was predeceased by his parents Robert E. Bonenfant, Sr. and Yvette (Bechard) Bonenfant, his wife Carla Lund Bonenfant, his brother Robert E. Bonenfant, Jr. and his niece Jacqueline Bolduc.

Edward is survived by his so Edward Bonenfant, Jr., his stepchildren Derick Lund and his companion Katie Stevens, Alicia Lund and her partner Joseph Lewis, Amber Lund and her partner Kevin; five sisters Donna Bonenfant of Augusta, Jean Ward and her partner Steve Bailey of Farmingdale, Joan Cormier and her husband Richard of Augusta, Gloria Pelletier of Augusta, and Susan Lettre and her husband Mike od Palermo; and several cousins, nieces and nephews, and a special niece Donna Hanson of Florida.

A committal service will be held on Friday, June 9, 2023 at 1 pm at the Old Saine Augustine Cemetery on Townsend Road in Augusta, Maine.  Carla Bonenfant, his deceased wife, who passed March 6, 2022 will also be buried on the same day, time and place.

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