David P. Bonacchi of East Rochester passed away December 24, 2017 at age 62 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was predeceased by his parents, Beverly and Anthony Bonacchi. Dave is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Rosanne; 3 devoted sons, Ryan (Angela), Michael (Nicole) and Eric (Megan); 2 grandchildren, Vincenzo and Giorgio; 3 brothers, Paul, Greg (Jackie) and Stephen (Mary Kay); brother-in-law, Robert (Kathy) DiMarco; aunts, uncles, Nieces, Nephews, cousins and many dear friends.
Dave was a lifetime public servant to his country and community, serving in the US Army from 1973-1976 and 35 years as East Rochester police officer (Sergeant), Mayor and Town Justice. He was a very accomplished golfer, winning the NY State Amateur Golf Tournament in 1994.
Dave's family would like to thank the medical team at the Wilmot Cancer Center Neuro-Oncology Unit and the staff and caregivers at Shepherd Home and Christina Morabito for their exceptional care.
PLEASE PARK IN THE EAST ROCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL PARKING LOT, WHERE A SHUTTLE BUS WILL RUN CONTINUOUSLY TO THE FUNERAL HOME AND BACK.
Friends may call at Harloff Funeral Home, 803 S. Washington St., East Rochester, Thursday 12Noon-2 and 5-8PM. Dave's Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday 9AM at St. Jerome's Church, 207 S. Garfield St., East Rochester. Interment, White Haven Memorial Park. Those wishing may direct donations to Adding Candles for Brain Cancer Research, www.addingcandles.com or PO Box 10717, Rochester, NY 14610 or Shepherd Home, 1959 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY 14526.