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“Joe and Bennett - I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Beth was a fantastic person. She was fun to be around. Thoughts and prayers to you ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Andy Lellio - Friend

“Joe, I am truly sorry for your loss of Beth. You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Brian Canady

“My sincere condolences. I was a classmate of Beth and have memories of her kindness and loving spirit. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Rachelle (Perman) Shea

“Joe and Bennett, so sorry for your loss. Sending hope for healing and thoughts of comfort. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Sara Sowell - Pawleys Island, SC

“Joe, so sorry to hear about Beth. Know that you and your son are in my prayers. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Joann Newberry

“Joe I am so sorry for your loss. You and Bennett will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Sheila Hunt - Summerville, SC

“Aunt Jean, Del, Joe and Bennett we are so sorry to hear of Beth, what at beautiful person with a smile to match. You are all in our thoughts and...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: shirley Valenly - Sharpsville, PA

“My Deepest Sympathy and sadness to you Joe, Bennett and Family, to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Amen, ShirleyGadsden ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Shirley S. Gadsden

“Jean and del, my heart condolence to you and your family following your devastating loss. May god comfort you and bring you peace. With love,...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Flossie Miller - Hermitage, PA

“Dear Jeanne and Del and family, I was so very sorry to read of Beth's death in the Herald. Please be assured of our ongoing prayers. You've all...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Gretchen Wagner - Hermitage, PA

“Joe adn Bennet I am so sorry You know howmuch I cared for your family I do hope Benet willl adjust Love prayer adn though of yu Please let me know...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Julie Infinger - Charleston, SC

“So very sorry for your loss. Prayers sent to you and your family. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Jo Ann Woods

“Dear Joe -Please accept my deepest sympathies -- I cannot even begin to imagine what you, your son, and your entire family must be feeling. Please...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Nora Songer - Hermitage, PA

Elizabeth (Beth) Valenly Bonacci, wife of Joseph Bonacci, entered into eternal rest on January 18, 2021, following a lengthy illness.

Beth was born in Sharon, PA on September 22, 1969 to Eugene Nelson & Jean (Nelson)Valenly-Colter.

She graduated from the former Hickory High School in 1987, Hermitage PA. She graduated from Wilma Boyd School of Travel, Pittsburgh, PA, in 1990 and attended Youngstown State University.

She met her husband, Joseph Bonacci, who always made her laugh in 2000. They were married at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Farrell, PA on September 6, 2003 and moved to Charleston, SC shortly after.

Beth was previously employed by First National Bank of PA but after moving to Charleston she was a proud stay-at-home Mom to her amazing autistic son, Bennett, born on November 15, 2004. He was non-verbal until almost 5 years of age, but now has a "WHOLE lotta sass!

Beth is survived by her husband, Joe, and their son, Bennett, her mother, Jean, and stepfather Del Colter, all in Charleston, SC. Also surviving are her sister, Regina Valenly of Hermitage, PA, stepsister, Janice Colter of Darien, GA, stepbrother, James Colter of Jacksonville, FL, her mother-in-law, Mary Bonacci of Hermitage, PA, sisters-in-law, Debbie Stefanak of Hermitage, PA, Joanne (Jeff) Titus of Transfer, PA, and Mary (Brad) Bleier of Wassenaar, Netherlands. She is also survived by her nephews, Jonathan Valenly and his partner, Julie, and Jason Myhra both of Hermitage, PA, nieces Marah Valenly and her partner, Michael Carroll of West Middlesex, PA, Lillanna Keeney and her fiancée, Brendan, and Tori Keeney, all from Georgia, and many great nieces and nephews, aunts & uncles, and many dear friends.

Beth was preceded in death by her father, Eugene Valenly, her sister, Carol Lee, a great nephew, her maternal and fraternal grandparents, and her father-in-law, Pete Bonacci.

Although there will not be a service, all memorials can be made to Walk for Autism - Charleston, or by mail, PO Box 62097, North Charleston, SC. 29419.

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Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, Charleston, SC 29414.