Sharon Dianne Bonawitz passed away on February 27, 2020 at home surrounded by loving family members.

She was a graduate of East Carolina University and received a Master’s degree from Appalachian State University. She later taught mathematics at ASU for a number of years before retiring to Calabash, NC in 2018. She was a loving wife, mother and daughter.

She is survived by her husband, Stephen Bonawitz; her daughters, Lauren and Ashley Hoover; step-children, Janell Bissonnette, Ryan Bonawitz, and Andrew Bonawitz; and three grandchildren, Rylan Sheldon, Jacob and Kayla Bissonnette.

She had a green thumb where she could grow anything. She was an avid reader, enjoyed sewing, quilting, playing cards, mahjong and socializing with friends. She will be buried in her Vick family cemetery in Nashville, NC.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.

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