Bonnie Sue Dillon-Keevan passed away unexpectedly in Rindge, NH, on July 10, 2023, in the comfort of her home.
Bonnie was born on January 9, 1959, in Lancaster, PA, a daughter to Ken Donald Hartley, and Audrey Lou (Lowry) Hartley. She attended Hempfield High School in Landisville, PA, graduating class of 1977. She lived in Pennsylvania for 18 years, before entering the United States Army. She was married to William Keevan for 30 years before his passing in 2016.
Bonnie moved to Massachusetts and lived in Leominster for ten years before moving to Rindge, where she lived for 20 years.
She worked for over 30 years as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service in Hudson, MA, before her retirement in 2000. Bonnie loved all animals and grew up around them. She lived on a farm for most of her life, working with horses and other various pets. She especially loved her four dogs; Penny, Pauline, Millie and Oreo.
In her free time, she loved being outdoors gardening, planting flowers, and enjoying the outdoor pond that her son built for her. She enjoyed sport cars and owned a few throughout her years, especially her Pontiac.
Bonnie Sue was predeceased by her father, Ken Donald Hartley, her brother Bryan Hartley, and her husband William Keevan.
Bonnie will be forever remembered by her mother, Audrey Hartley of Swanzey, NH, her son, Nicholas Dillon and his wife Patricia and grandchildren Alexis and Alana of Swanzey, NH, her uncle, Nev Hartley Sr., her cousins Nevin Hartley Jr., and his wife Christine Hartley of Pennsylvania, sister-in-law Lori Huber of Pennsylvania, as well as many family and friends.
Per Bonnie’s wishes, there will be no services.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Bonnie’s name to her favorite charity to support animals, MSPCA-Angell, ATTN: Donations, 350 South Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02130.