Bonnie J Tanguay, 34

Army Sergeant Bonnie J Tanguay, born September of 1979, in Westerly, Rhode Island, beloved daughter of Ariana Riel and Raymond Tanguay.

Growing up in Coventry, Bonnie was a creative, adventurous soul and was never afraid to try anything new.

In 1998 she enlisted in the 119th Military Police Company and was deployed to Bosnia, 2000-2001. Following she was deployed to Iraq with the 118th Military Police Battalion from 2003-2004, and later assigned to the 115th Military Police Company 12 from 2004-2006, when she was honorably discharged with numerous marks of distinction.

Among her passions were playing guitar, composing, painting, and writing and she received notable recognition for many of her talents. After she left the military, she raised and trained service dogs for disabled Vets. Her dogs, known as her “furry children,” were her last greatest true love.

SGT Bonnie J Tanguay lost her battle with PTSD, May 30, 2014. She was 34 years old.

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7 Comments

  1. What an angelic face ! No doubt who is keeping you company, sweet sister. Take comfort in love that will never leave you. And peace to all your loved ones

    • You Rest now, Rest in the Peace and Light of Heaven, no more war, just the love you only can find in Heaven. So you Rest now Brave
      Warrior. Rest In Peace with the Lord , we know God has a Special Place in Heaven for Soldier’s. With your Brothers and Sisters.

  2. Where have all the flowers gone? Long time passing.

  3. Bonnie I miss you so much. Wish you were here. U know I don’t drink but I’ll smoke one for you. Thanks for always being a true friend, one of few. I love you.
    ☮❤️😊

  4. I didn’t know her, but she looks like she was fun-loving. The free world will surely miss her, as well as, her family and friends.

  5. Lynda C Chagra

    What a wonderful young lady. She was beautiful outside as well as inside. I am sure she is missed by many. I would have been honored to have met her.

  6. Bonnie….You are so sadly missed. Those early days of your life, I waited on the steps waiting for your mom and dad to arrive and I’d wisp you away. I couldn’t wait to grab my precious niece.
    As you grew older, you were so creative, adventurous and had your mind pretty we’ll set to accomplish all that you set out to do and you always succeeded in all that you did.
    I miss you so very much my Sweet Angel.
    You rest peacefully now with fellow Battle Buddies and your beloved Fur Babies. Bonnie….my sweet, beautiful niece, I miss you so much, I can still hear your laughter and it makes me smile ❤️❤️😢😢❤️❤️

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