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Raymond Bonilla

1970 ~ 2020 (age 49)

Obituary

Raymond Bonilla was one of seven children born to Mary Alice Bonilla and the late Jose (Pepe) Bonilla.

Raymond departed his life on June 15, 2020 at his home in Elizabeth, N.J. He received his education from the Elizabeth public school system.

Raymond worked at many jobs being a truck loader and he was very good with his hands, he could fix anything, someone’s junk was his treasure.

Raymond was also known as Raheem or Rizz and always kept a smile on his face and he definitely was one of the jokesters of the Bonilla family. He loved his family dearly.

Raymond was preceded in death by his father Jose Bonilla and one brother Phillip Neal Mangrum and his grandmother Annie Mae Mangrum.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his son Corey Ray Garner (Jesus Saurez) and his daughter Fominique Simone Garner (Brittany Holmes) his Mom Mary Alice Bonilla, four sisters, Angela Maria Bonilla (Curtis McMicheal) of Carteret, N.J. Zonia Bonilla (Ronald James) of Elizabeth NJ, Donna Bonilla, Tonia Bonilla (Andre Adams) of Highland Springs, VA and one brother Roberto Bonilla (Tammy Hartwell) and a special love of his life Barbra Drayton, host of nephew, nieces, cousins, family and friends 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 2, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Smith Funeral Home
455 North Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 2, 2020

11:00 AM
Smith Funeral Home
455 North Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07208

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