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  1. We are profoundly saddened to hear of the loss of Jonathan. When the time is right, please keep in mind that you have many friends here to help and support you. Ricorda che Dio è sempre vicino per aiutarvi.John and Lauren

  2. Dear Matthew & Barbara,My deepest and most heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and I pray that you find peace and comfort. I’m always here if there’s any thing I can do to help. With Love,Bill W

  3. Dear Barbara and Matthew:Our deepest condolences to you. We know there are no words and our hearts are broken and saddened. We pray for you during this difficult time that Lord give you strength, courage and love. You are surrounded by so many of us that care for you, just call and we’ll be there. We are here for you if you need anything at all. May Jonathan Rest in peace. We love you.Claudio and Celeste

  4. Dearest Matthew & Barbara: Words can not express our sadness at Jonathan’s passing. Our hearts grieve for his loss and your pain. May God give you both strength. We take comfort in knowing our loved ones who have passed are now at peace in God’s loving arms, free from earthly pain and difficulties. Please know we are here for you. We will keep you all close in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. Love,Joey & Kathy Santillo

  5. There are no words to express our sorrow for your loss. We regret w never had thè opportunity ti know him well because of the long distance between us.We remember when we first met him in 1998. He was such a loving child that he stole our hearts.We are so sorry we cannot be there in person to convey our condolences.Though we are far away, know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.With love and sympathyMary and AntonioWe are so sorry we cannot be there in person to convey our condolences.Though we are far away, know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.With love and sympathyMary and Antonio

  6. Dear Barbara and Matthew,Jonathan was a charming and funny person. Whether we just ran into each other or when we spent time together, he always managed to make me laugh, even when he didnΓÇÖt try to. JonathanΓÇÖs smile and cheerful personality lit up the room he walked into. I will always remember the times I spent with him.Although there are no words that could ever ease the loss that you now bear, just know that you are in our prayers. May God embrace you both and may you take comfort in knowing there is one more angel above us. Our Deepest and heartfelt condolences ΓÇô Patrick & Rosemarie

  7. Jon loves his bacon, a couple weeks ago I was on the phone with him and he was cooking some bacon telling me he couldnΓÇÖt wait to eat it, while we were talking the bacon started burning, he said the whole house was getting smoked out and he was like oh no my poor bacon, he didnΓÇÖt care he ate ever piece, I only share this because he would always talk about bacon, so every time I have bacon for now on I will always think of Jon

  8. Dear Matthew and Barbara, we are deeply saddened for the loss of your beloved son Jonathan. We will always remember that wonderful smile on his face and his big deep eyes. We know thatno one can prepare you for a loss; it comes like a swift wind. But take comfort in knowing that he is now resting in the arms of our Lord. Hoping that the great love that united you will give you the strenght to go through this difficult moment.With pur greatest sympathyMonica and David

  9. I met Jonathan many years ago when Matthew brought him to my house in Smithtown. I had offered to watch ΓÇÿBugsyΓÇÖΓÇÖ while the family vacationed in Mexico. I remember a sweet, affectionate little boy snuggling on the sofa with his father. Though it was so very many years ago, I never forgot the deep love I saw that day between a little boy & his loving father. My deepest sympathies are with Matthew & Barbara for the loss of a very special son. May loving memories, family & friends comfort you . Harriet Abrams

  10. Jon was my first middle school crush and first childhood ‘boyfriend.’ We never ceased contact after we met, and had oddly similar situations in recent years living within blocks of each other in Astoria in family homes, working within blocks of each other downtown, and sometimes serendipitously riding into work together. I loved Jon very much, and always. He made sure to check in on me here and there and always made me laugh. Growing up, we were each other’s solace a lot of the time when we felt like outcasts, relating to each other about video games and music–and both being chubby kids who were picked on. I’ll always appreciate him for standing up for me then and being there for me now. I could always count on him–even when I hadn’t seen him in person in years, he supported me through a really tough time in my life and I couldn’t thank him more for that. My most sincerest condolences; I cannot imagine the pain you are experiencing right now. Your son was so dearly loved by the Smithtown ’09 class, and it hurts us all to lose him ten years later. He lit up every room he was in, always making sure to make everyone comfortable and give them a laugh. He was an incredible person and I’m sure I speak to all of us when I say: thank you for giving that to the world. Truly, with all my love,Deena Lettas

  11. I didn’t know Jon well but we graduated together from Smithtown East in 2009. Jon always smiled at me in the halls and seemed shy but would often say hello, as we had a bunch of mutual friends. He always watched out for and took care of our friends. That was something I always admired. My deepest condolences to the entire Bonfitto family. Jon will be forever missed.

  12. We were just heartbroken to hear of the loss of Jon. We had so much fun with him at both our children’s weddings last year. I will always remember his smile, his laugh, and many of the dear things he said at the weddings. Please know how much he was loved by my husband and I and all our children. – Karen Lewis Jackson & Steve Jackson

  13. I send my deepest sympathy and condolences during this hard time! I didnΓÇÖt know Jon to well just through classes and school. He seemed like a very generous and sweet guy always made someone laugh! IΓÇÖm so sorry for your loss! Rest In Peace!

  14. I am so sorry for your loss. I didnΓÇÖt know Jon that well I think I might have had a class together with him over the years. He was always so nice and always had a smile on. He was a great guy. Rest In Peace Jon

  15. Jon was my close friend from 7th grade through most of high school. He always made me laugh, even when I was having the worst day. In 8th grade, I told him I had a crush on my current boyfriend and if he didn’t threaten to tell him in front of me, we probably would have never ended up dating. He would make me laugh the entire class every day in 8th grade science. He used to burst out in song, reciting ‘Trapped in a Closet’ by R. Kelly at random times and I would always be hysterical. His jokes and caring nature are something I will never forget. I am deeply saddened by his loss. He’s definitely someone I will never forget. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones. xoxo

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