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Updated: 04/10/2014 08:00:05AM

Joseph C. Bonett

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Joseph C. Bonett, 76, of Lake Placid, died Saturday, April 5, 2014.

The son of Elvira and James Bonett, he was born July 29, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pa. He started his career at the age of 18 and worked for more than 37 years as a union shop sheet metal worker in Philadelphia. When Mr. Bonett retired at the age of 55, he moved to Lake Placid for warm weather. He was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors.

Mr. Bonett is survived by his children, Joseph Bonett, Melissa Bonett, Debi Houser, and Teresa Schiech; stepsons Christopher and Lester Nettles; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

His family will hold a memorial service at a later date. Memorial arrangements are under the devotion of Michael A. Brochetti Funeral Home, Lake Placid.