Phone: 09670669

Richard “Rick” Bono

26 Manor Gardens, Church Rd, Ballina, Co. Mayo and formerly of East Hampton, New York, USA

26 Feb, 2024

The death has occurred of Richard “Rick” Bono of 26 Manor Gardens, Church Rd, Ballina, Co. Mayo and formerly of East Hampton, New York, USA, unexpectedly at Mayo University Hospital.

Rick, predeceased by his parents Joseph and Mildred.

Beloved husband of Finola (Jennings) and dear father of Brian. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife and son, brother Joe and wife Carol, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, relatives, neighbours, and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina (Eircode F26 V274) on Thursday evening 29th February from 5:00 with removal at 6:30pm St Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina.

Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 11:30am with funeral proceeding to Leigue Cemetery, Ballina for burial.

Ricks’s funeral Mass will be live streamed on

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Order of Malta Ireland Ballina Unit care of McGowan’s Funeral Home.

You are welcome to leave a message of condolence for his family below. 

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  1. Rick worked for our family in our business for many years We also were original members of the East Hampton American Legion drill team for many years as well as active members Had not seen him in years but always considered him a good friend We are so sorry for your loss-John and Bonnie Haney

  2. Rick and I worked together for 12 years and we’re on the American Legion Drill team in the 80’s So sorry to hear of this Our condolences go out to his family He was a great guy

  3. So sorry to hear of Ricky passing, went to school with him and we graduated today in 1969, always a very polite, friendly and caring person. He will be missed . Prayers sent to wife and son and family members.🙏🙏

  4. My condolences to his wife, son and family. Went thru out high school and graduated with Ricky in 1969. He was always polite,friendly and caring. He will be missed by many.

  5. I was a co worker with Ricky for many years at the Post Office and a good friend for many more.He will be sorely missed. Condolences and prayers to the family

  6. Keeping you all in our hearts, prayers, and thoughts. I worked for the USPS, but in a different office, and always thought highly of Rick. He was kind and considerate and loved by many.

  7. So very sorry to hear about Rick.
    He was the kindest soul.
    He will be very much missed by all.
    ❤️ RIP Rick

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