Bonnie de Ryk

DE RYK, Bonnie of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Thursday, November 1, 2018 in her 75th year. Beloved wife of Frank de Ryk. Dear mother of Michelle of Aylmer, Tammi (Stacey) of Belmont, Tony (Jenn) of Essex, Jamie (Suzie) of Aylmer and Gina (Steph) of Guelph. Loved by her grandchildren Keelin, Connor, Emma, Tao and Gradin. Also survived by her stepmother Audrey Mitchell, a sister-in-law Marilyn and a number of nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Clarence and Lily Belle (Goodman) Mitchell, her brother Ronald Mitchell, brothers-in-law Tony, Gus, Theo and sister-in-law Erna. Bonnie was a kindergarten teacher at Assumption Catholic Elementary School for many years and she was a Special Ed. teacher at Davenport. Bonnie was a volunteer for Community Living and the Women’s Abuse Centre in St. Thomas. She was a member of the C.W.L. at Our Lady of Sorrows. The funeral mass was held at Our Lady of Sorrows R.C. Church on Monday, November 5, 2018.

Interment, Aylmer Cemetery. Donations to Community Living would be appreciated. Share memories or condolences at

Special thanks to Nadine and Care Partners, to St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital, doctors, nurses and staff for their excellent care.