VanGennip, Bonnie J. (Taskett) Rochester: Thursday, November 8, 2017. Bonnie is predeceased by her parents, John & Arlene Taskett; sisters, Joanne Taskett & Nancy Munzert. Survived by her loving daughters, Mary (Napoleone) Rucci, Kristen Brickler & Carla White; grandchildren, Justin (Elizabeth) Rucci, Nicholas & Lucas Rucci, Tyler & Jack White; great-grandchildren, Catherine & Leo Rucci; devoted sister, Ellen (Richard) Rebban; niece, Jacqueline (Michael) Nelson; nephew, Mark (Laura) Rebban; many loving family and dear friends. Bonnie was an incredible mother and her grandchildren were her life. She always had so much love to give and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Bonnie's visitation will be held Saturday, November 18th 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM where her Celebration of Life will begin at 12:00 PM in the chapel of Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lifetime Care c/o Hildebrandt Hospice 3111 S.Winton Rd. Rochester, NY 14623 or Daystar For Medically Fragile Children, 700 Lac De Ville Blvd.Rochester, NY 14618 in her memory. For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit

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  1. I will dearly miss my sister from another mother. But she has left me her beautiful daughters who I love dearly. Thank you,Bonnie. Love you to the moon and back!

  2. Bonnie loved her family and gave them priority all her life. She has made a positive difference in so many people, including our family. She will be missed, but remembered fondly. God bless her and her family. Rest in peace.

  3. My deepest sympathies to the entire family, and all my love and prayers to get you through this difficult time.

  4. So sorry to hear of Bonnies passing. I enjoyed working with Bonnie at the American Red Cross. I know she will be missed by you all. You are in my prayers

  5. So very sorry for your loss; our prayers be with you at this difficult time! God bless her and all those who loved her.

  6. To Bonnie’s family ,
    I’m so sorry for you – Bonnie was special ; I️ worked with her for many years at the Red Cross: always upbeat and a smile for others; may she Rest In Peace xox

  7. My deepest sympathy to Bonnie’s family. I know U will think this is strange but I know Bonnie and I knew one another as children but I can’t remember where. 19th ward, St Monica’s, or where. I wish our paths had crossed again at an Emailer time. RIP Bonnie.

  8. Some people come into our lives and leave footprints in our hearts and we are never ever the same. Rest in peace my friend.

  9. We are all so very sorry for your loss, your mother had such a beautiful impact on me as a kid, I remember her as hard-working, so dedicated to her family, and always this warm, loving smile to greet me when I would come over. My love and prayers to all of you and Carla, I am here should you need anything at all honey XO

  10. Words simply can’t describe the extreme sadness we feel for the loss of our dear friend and neighbor. She showed us how to stay strong and gracefully face life challenges. We will miss her daily. Our love and support go out to her girls and family. Let us all find comfort in knowing that she remains close in our heart and memories.

  11. We’re so sorry for the loss of your Mother. May the many memories you have of her live on forever in your hearts and minds.

  12. Your Mom’s courage was amazing! I was blessed with her friendship for most of my life. She will be missed by all who had the gift of her friendship. Sending heartfelt sympathy and prayers.

  13. So very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was always such a happy smiling spirit. She was full of life and had a great sense of humor. She worked hard and so loved her family. May God hold her in His loving arms now. Peace.

  14. Our deepest sympathy sweet Kristen & family. Thinking of you – know what a comfort & joy you were to your mother ❤️

  15. Our deepest sympathy to Bonnie’s family. A wonderful person who will be sorely missed by all who were lucky enough to have known her. Rest In Peace.

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