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Muriel Winkler Bonder, 97, of Savannah, Georgia and widow of Arnold Chester Bonder, died Sunday evening, February 3, 2019, at her home.

Born in New York, New York, she was a daughter of the late Louis Winkler and the late Sarah Brazinsky Winkler. Mrs. Bonder was a retired and loved librarian in the Lynbrook Public Schools, Long Island, New York. Before moving to Savannah, she resided in Newton, Massachusetts for 20 years. She was a loving and beloved woman whose grace, wisdom, humor and open heart touched the lives of so many.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Joyce Bonder, and her grandson, Robert A. Bonder.

Surviving are two sons, Dr. Michael I. Bonder and Joel Bonder and his wife, Kim; one daughter, Cheryl Fertig and her husband, Gary; five grandchildren, Cherie Dennis, Jonathan Fertig and his wife, Helene, Jessica Fertig, Abby Bluestone and her husband, Zack, and Joseph Bonder and his wife, Mae; and four great-grandchildren, Emmett Dennis, Leena Bluestone, Violet Bluestone and Andrew Bonder.

The funeral service will be held at 2:30 Thursday afternoon at the graveside, Beth David Cemetery – 300 Elmont Road in Elmont, New York.

Remembrances: Nursery School Staff Development Fund, in memory of Muriel Bonder; Temple Shalom of Newton, 175 Temple Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02465 or

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  1. Adrian Washington says:

    Our deepest condolences in your time of grief.

    From all of us at the Neighborhood Development Company

  2. Debra Davis says:

    My prayers are with the family. I enjoyed being one of Ms.Bonder’s caregivers and I will miss her.

  3. Ursula Sterling says:

    Our deepest condolences, Michael.
    Ursula and Jonathan

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