KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Dwight A. Bonang passed away unexpectedly on May 31, 2017 in Kissimmee, Florida.

Born Aug. 3, 1947 to parents Raymond and Eleanore (Fournier) Bonang. Dwight grew up in Saco and graduated from Thornton Academy in 1965.

Dwight loved sports, especially football, and was an outstanding player for their varsity team. He went on to graduate from Maine Central Institute (MCI) in Pittsfield, Maine and continued his education at the University of Tampa majoring in Business Administration.

He returned to New England and worked many years at Western Electric in Watertown, Massachusetts. During that time, he played semi-pro football for the Malden Colts and was an avid racquetball player, winning several tournaments.

He transferred to Lucent Technologies in Orlando and was a department lead and trainer in the photo stepper area of their microchip manufacturing cleanroom, as well as an IBEW Union Representative. He retired after 35 years of service in 2005. He continued to reside in St. Cloud, Florida and enjoyed spending his summers in Maine.

Dwight was an avid hunter and fisherman throughout his lifetime.

He is survived by his father, Raymond Bonang of Saco Maine; a brother, James Bonang and partner Jody Pontrello of Bolingbrook Iliinois; two sisters, Elizabeth Tardif and her husband Fred of Buxton Maine  and Karen Palladino and her husband William of Shapleigh Maine; and several uncles, aunts, and cousins. Dwight was predeceased by his mother Eleanore (Fournier) Bonang. 

He was dearly loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.

A cemetery service will be held at Laurel Hill Cemetery, 293 Beach St, Saco, Maine on July 8 at 11:30 a.m. A memorial celebration of Dwight’s life will be held afterwards from noon to 3 p.m. at the Hampton Inn, 48 Industrial Park Road, Saco, Maine.

In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the Disabled American Veterans www.dav.org.