Bonnie Mae Chiesa

Bonnie Mae Chiesa

IRON MOUNTAIN — Bonnie “Becky” Mae Chiesa, 77, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Huntersville, N.C.

She was born on July 23, 1940, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Jack and Mary (Burcar) Rahoi. Bonnie’s home-town was Iron Mountain but after she married the late Patrick L. Chiesa, they lived in Sterling, Ill., and Ellettsville, Ind., before returning home to Iron Mountain. She remained in Iron Mountain until moving to North Carolina with her family.

She was the former owner of Fontana’s Supper Club in Iron Mountain and was very active in the community.

Survivors include her sons, Tige and Jayne who reside in North Carolina, Todd and Lisa who reside in Georgia, and TJ and Joann who reside in Texas. She also had seven grandchildren: Taylor, Tanner, Janae, Jaclyn, Jillian, William, and Nicolas.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1 at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. A Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 at St Mary and St. Joseph Church in Iron Mountain.

Bonnie Mae Chiesa

Burial service will be held immediately after the mass, followed by a luncheon back at St. Mary and St. Joseph Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Northwoods Animal Shelter.

Condolences may be expressed to the family of Bonnie “Becky” Chiesa online at

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.