Bonnie Lavric

A message from Bonnie’s husband Sino Lavric,
“Mother of 5, friend of everyone she met, a yoga instructor with an enthusiastic student corps, a dance teacher of young children, connected to the community, the schools, the churches, a person who left an indelible mark on every person she met and my best friend.”

Bonnie Lavric, 50, of Dublin, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2008, after a long battle with melanoma. Bonnie devoted her life to serving others through teaching and service at St. Brigid of Kildare Church, Dublin Dance Centre & Gymnastics and a number of local preschools. Founder and coordinator of St. Brigid’s Liturgy of the Word for Children program, Bonnie also volunteered in community outreach at the parish and was a member of several committees, assisting with internal parish development and programs impacting the Columbus area.  She spent countless hours with the Dublin Coffman Marching Band, supporting both her own children and those she “adopted,” working behind the scenes as an advocate, confidant and friend to thousand of students. She was a passionate advocate for children, education, music, dance and movement. Her work with young children included teaching ballet, tap, creative movement and even basic Spanish. Bonnie’s interest in yoga began as a student and further grew as she began a teaching practice that served groups of all ages and experience levels. She shared her zeal and enthusiasm for teaching as an instructor and mentor.


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