LEVANT - Max Bonitz died suddenly at EMMC in Bangor, early Monday, March 28, 2016. He was born Oct. 4, 1927, at Boonton, N.J., the youngest son of Albert Ernest Bonitz and Hedwig Anna Foerster Bonitz, who emigrated from Germany in 1923.
He graduated from Boonton High School in 1945. He served with the Army in Korea. He lived in Florida, where he was very active in raising monies for childrens hospitals in the state.
He is survived by his wife, Donna C. Gravely; niece, Susan Bonitz and her husband, Dan Lundell, of New Jersey; and nephew, Barry Bonitz and wife, Debbie, of New York. Max was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Richard; and brother, Harry and sister-in-law, Helen; and his previous wife of 52 years, Charlotte Elizabeth Bonitz.
Per his wishes, there will only be a graveside service later in the spring.