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Bonnie K. English
February 07, 2021


Bonnie K. (Guzaj) English, 70, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Sunday, February 7, 2021.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late George W. Ripley, III, and Kathleen (Howard) Guzaj, she lived in New Bedford all of her life. She was formerly married to Edward P. Carvalho.

Bonnie loved spending time with her children, and traveling to Georgia and New Hampshire to see her grandkids. She was a life long fan of Neil Diamond.

Survivors include her children, Ed Carvalho and his partner Samantha, of Thomaston, GA, Chris Carvalho and his wife Jessica, of Charleston, NH, Laura Musseau and her husband Patrick, of Plant City, FL, and Erin English and her fiancee Julian Olivier of Fairhaven; brothers Joseph Guzaj, George W. Ripley, IV, and Charles Ripley; sisters Patricia Ford, Christine Lawrence, and Judith Ripley; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other relatives.
She is predeceased by her siblings Frank Guzaj, Mark Guzaj, and Theresa Schneider.

No services are scheduled at this time.

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