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Howard Bonbright II

Died: Tuesday, June 15, 2004
Age: 64
Howard Bonbright II, 64, of Locust Valley, N.Y. died Tuesday, June 15, 2004.

Mr. Bonbright was born Oct. 3, 1939, in Grosse Pointe Farms to William Prescott Bonbright and Margaret Manson Weir Bonbright. He was the grandson of David M. Weir, founder of the Weirton Steel Co. of Weirton, W.Va. and the great-grandson of William P. Bonbright, founder of the brokerage house, Bonbright and Co. of Philadelphia. Mr. Bonbright attended St. Paul School in Concord, N.H., where he was recognized as an outstanding athlete and later went on to Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.

Mr. Bonbright worked for the National Steel Corp. and the Bryn Mawr Trust Co. He lived in Radnor and Bryn Mawr, Pa., for more than 25 years before retiring to Locust Valley, N.Y.

He was a devoted grandfather, a sports enthusiast and volunteer at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, The Nature Conservancy in Cold Spring Harbor, and Glen Cove Hospital.

He will be greatly missed by his family and friends and remembered for his wit, compassion and courage.

He is survived by his daughters, Hilary B. (Robert) Mullarkey and Libby Moulton; sister, Frances B. Hydon; former wife of 27 years, Eleanor L. Naess; and grandchildren, Lexi and Christie Rifaat, Hammy Mullarke, and Will, Maggie, and Lily Moulton.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 24, at 11 a.m. at the Grosse Pointe Academy Chapel in Grosse Pointe Farms. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 20, at 11 a.m. at St. Johnís of Lattingtown in Locust Valley, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Nature Conservancy-Long Island Chapter, 250 Lawrence Hill Rd., Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724.
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