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Clara Carmen (Muñoz) Bondarenko

June 17, 1937 ~ September 23, 2020 (age 83)

Obituary

Our sweet loving, Clara del Carmen Muñoz Alfaro de Bondarenko, 83, of Charlotte, NC, departed to join her husband (Iwan C. Bondarenko 1924-1997), and to be with our Lord, suddenly on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at her residence. She was born to Gumercindo del Carmen Muñoz Galaz and Maria Hortensia Alfaro Valenzuela in Santiago, Chile.

She was like a little girl. She trusted that her children, her grandchildren, her friends and family loved her. She had a pure heart. Always caring. Always good intentions. She was so passionate to do things out of love. She was never worried about what people thought, or how people would react, because she was like a child. She was unapologetically loving, and regardless of what anyone said to her, she would refuse to quit showing her love in any way she knew how.

We find comfort in knowing that Clara is finally free of her physical pain, in knowing that she died with people that she loved, with people that loved her, and we find the most comfort in knowing that she is in heaven.  We are willing to bet that she has all the energy to run and jump now, to laugh and smile with our father, to play games, tell stories, meet new friends, see old ones, and we can’t wait to see her again.

Left to cherish her memory include; Daughter Svetlana Gallo & Son-in-law Peter J. Gallo, Daughter Sarita Bondarenko, Son Iwan J. Bondarenko, Grandsons Joseph M. Gallo & Michael A. Gallo & Granddaughter Lindsay F. Bondarenko. 

Clara’s siblings (living & deceased) include Adriana Alfaro Alfaro, Luis Alberto Muñoz Alfaro, Teresa de Jesus Muñoz Alfaro, Jose Orlando Muñoz Alfaro, Leontina de Jesus Muñoz Alfaro, Isabel de las Mercedes Muñoz Alfaro, & Carlos Osvaldo Muñoz Alfaro. 

Other relatives include Brother-&-Sister-in-law Vasylio (dc.) & Beatriz Bond, their sons Alex & Dr. Rudolph Bond, wife Monica and family, Brother-&-Sister-in-law Michael & Josephine Bond (dc.), Nephew David Bond & family, Nephew Paul Bond, wife Julia and family, Nephew Michael Bond, wife Poornima and family, Niece Anita Salama, husband Ahmed and family. 

Funeral Service will be 11:00AM Monday, September 28, 2020 in the Chapel of Calvary Church; 5801 Pineville Matthews Rd, Charlotte, with Pastor Nathaniel Pearce officiating. The burial will follow in the Forest Lawn East Cemetery; 3700 Forest Lawn Drive, Matthews. The family will receive friends 10:00-10:45AM prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Clara del Carmen Muñoz Alfaro de Bondarenko c/o Good Shepherd; PO Box 1491, Indian Trail, NC 28079.

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Services

Interment
Monday
September 21, 2020

12:30 PM
Forest Lawn East
3700 Forest Lawn Dr
Weddington, NC 28104

Visitation
Monday
September 28, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Calvary Church
5801 Pineville Matthews Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226

Funeral Service
Monday
September 28, 2020

11:00 AM
Calvary Church
5801 Pineville Matthews Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226

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