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Edward James Bonner, Jr. “Teddy” 48, born to eternal life on October 23, 2018. Visitation will be on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 4 to 8 pm at the Reilly Bonner Funeral Home, 801 D Street, Belmar, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 11am at St. Elizabeth’s R.C. Church, 424 Lincoln Avenue, Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ. Teddy was the Strategic National Account Manager at Eaton Corp. for 12 years. Prior to that he was Sourcing Manager at Avaya Corp. for 8 years. He graduated from Seton Hall Prep in 1988 and earned a BS in Accounting from St. Peter’s University. Teddy loved playing hockey, cycling and music. He was a fierce friend, a steadfast Bonner and the most faithful dad. Teddy was born and raised in Elizabeth and Avon-by-the-Sea. He lived in Phoenix, Arizona for many years before returning to the Jersey Shore in 2016. Teddy is survived by his son, Edward James Bonner III “Trace”, his parents, Edward and Ann Bonner, his siblings, James Bonner, Brian and Maura Bonner, Mary and Edward Guenther, Richard Bonner, Ann & K.C. O’Brien, his dearest friend, Samantha Hammer, his nieces Tara Bonner, Erin Bonner, Catherine Bonner, Maeve Guenther and Charlotte O’Brien and his nephews, Finbar Bonner, Michael Bonner, Teddy Guenther, Peter Guenther and George Guenther. To quote a friend, Teddy was “universally loved”. We will always carry his luminous smile in our hearts. In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made to Seton Hall Prep, Teddy Bonner Hockey Scholarship Fund, 120 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052.