Florence Edith Bonetto
Florence Edith Bonetto died Oct. 25, 2004. She was 98.
She was born Sept. 30, 1906, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to
Glendale in 1919 then to La Crescenta in 1920 where she, along with
husband Tom, became pioneers in the small community's development.
Florence graduated from UCLA, received her master's degree from UC
Berkeley and came home to teach in Pasadena and Glendale. In 1932,
she married Thomas Bonetto, having one son, Thomas J. Bonetto Jr.
Florence was active in the Rebekah Assembly of California, serving
as president in 1948. She also was a member of the American Legion
Auxiliary, Los Angeles Heart Assn., La Crescenta Presbyterian Church
and the La Crescenta Historical Society.
She is survived by her son, Tom Bonetto of Big Bear Lake, two
grandsons and three great-grandchildren.
Private services were Oct. 29.