Death of Dan Bonner, former GAA player

Death of Dan Bonner,  former GAA player
The Rosses is mourning the loss of one of the area’s most respected and oldest citizen’s following the death of Dan Bonner, at the weekend.

The Rosses is mourning the loss of one of the area’s most respected and oldest citizen’s following the death of Dan Bonner, at the weekend.

Dan Bonner, from Derryhinney, in Doochary, died at his home in Derryhinney, Doochary, on Saturday morning after a short illness.

He was 87, and was due to celebrate his 88th birthday next month.

The father of Donegal All-Ireland winner from 1992, Declan, the late Dan Bonner was a big GAA man and deeply involved in the association both as a player and mentor from a very young age.

He was a former employee of Donegal County Council and he is survived by his wife Bridie, sons Sean, Michael, Declan, Donal and Aidan, grandchildren and a wide circle of friends.

He will be laid to rest today after 11 am mass in St. Conal’s Church, in Doochary, in Boyoughter cemetery, Leitirmacaward.