On February 16, 2004 BONAVENTURE E. beloved husband of the late Bernice L.von Paris (nee Cheezum) and Paula Peach (nee du Breuil); devoted father of the late Bernice Jones; dear brother of Margaret W. Muller of Westminster, MD, Anna T. Wachter of Westminster, MD, Joseph H. von Paris of Woodlawn, MD, George H. von Paris of Ellicott City, MD, Eligius von Paris of Cockeysville, MD and the late Marie M. Feeney, Genevieve W. Wachter, William G. von Paris; dear grandfather of Mark Morawski and Debra Stace. Also survived by four great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends may call at the Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville, Inc., 1630 Edmondson Avenue on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Further visitation will be held at the Chapel of the Angels, Charlestown on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at which time a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment in Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Mt. St. Jospeh High School, 4403 Frederick Ave., Baltimore, MD 21229

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