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In Memory of
William L. "Bones" Gwara
1944 - 2018
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The lighting of a Memorial Candle not only provides a gesture of sympathy and support to the immediate family during their time of need but also provides the gift of extending the Book of Memories for future generations.
William L. “Bones” Gwara, 73, longtime companion of Jeanette Michaud, died on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Midstate Medical Center after a brief illness. Born in Willimantic on January 28, 1944, he was the son of the late Anthony and Rita (Rondeau) Gwara. Mr. Gwara was an avid fisherman and an artist.
Besides his longtime companion, he is survived by two daughters, Beth Barillaro and her husband John and Meg Gwara; two stepsons, Todd Michaud and Steven Michaud and his wife Lisa; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard Gwara and Jimmy Gwara and several nieces and nephews, including Michael Gwara and Michelle Armstrong. He was predeceased by his sister-in-law, Linda Gwara.
Per William’s request, all services were private. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.
This Book of Memories brings those affected by loss together by encouraging communication and self-expression. By giving friends and family a special place to tell their stories and express their feelings of loss, it helps them care for one another during a very difficult time. Click on any of the links to the right to access features or information within this memorial website.