Gaffin, 72, of Vero Beach, FL, passed away July 29th, 2017.
Bonnie was born in
Chesterton, Indiana to Ralph Eborn Boy and Florence Evelyn Carlson Boy on
September 5th, 1944.
She went to high
school at Chesterton High School and graduated in 1962. Bonnie loved to run.
She completed 13 marathons and one ultra-marathon. She also enjoyed belly
dancing and creating the elaborate outfits that went with it. She was an
avid seamstress and could always be found behind a sewing machine making
clothes, Halloween costumes and dance fashion.
She was preceded in
death by her parents Ralph and Florence.
She is survived by
her husband, Samuel Martin Gaffin; daughter Elizabeth (Tom) Hughes; son
Samuel R. Gaffin; her brothers and sisters Leonard, Deanna, David, Dan,
Linda and their many children; four grandchildren Dyllon, Samantha, Bonnie
and Joseph Hughes; and her pet Snoopy.
The family wishes
to extend their gratitude to Indian River Medical Center and VNA Hospice for
their support in her final days.