Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Messages of love, shock and sympathy were nonstop Monday after Benjamin Boniface died in an early morning accident on his family's farm.
Harford County residents expressed an outpouring of shock, sadness and support on social media Monday and Tuesday after learning of the sudden death of county council president Billy Boniface's son, Benjamin. Reactions ranged from sympathetic to "absolutely heartbroken," as Andrew Stetka stated on Facebook. Dozens of messages went out through Facebook and Twitter with John Carroll School graduates remembering their fellow alum and friends and acquaintances of the family offering condolences. Scroll through the messages above to see what people are saying. Did you know Ben Boniface? Share a story or positive word about this young man below. Leave a comment. See also:
County residents and Harford County Council members mourn loss of Benjamin Boniface.
Harford County Council members are mourning the loss Council President William Boniface's son, Ben, who died in car accident Monday. "I knew Ben personally, he usually would drive me and Billy, his father, and Senator [Barry] Glassman in the Darlington Parade," said Councilman Chad Shrodes. "He’s been our driver for the past several years, and that's this Saturday." Boniface, 20, was killed Monday when the truck he was driving hit a series of fence posts along a private road on Bonita Farm in the 3700 block of Harmony Church Road, according to a statement from the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Ben Boniface always had a ready smile, Shrodes said. He said he visited the Boniface home Monday night and the family was "holding it together…
Monday, June 18, 2012
Benjamin Boniface, 20, died in an accident on the Boniface family's farm Monday morning.
UPDATED (1:05 p.m.)—The son of Harford County Council President Billy Boniface died in an early morning vehicle accident Monday on the family's farm in Darlington. A prelimintary investigation revealed Benjamin Boniface, 20, died when the 1994 Ford pick-up truck he was driving struck a series of fence posts along a private road on Bonita Farm in the 3700 block of Harmony Church Road, according to a statement from the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Parts of the fence broke through the windshield of the truck, injuring Boniface, according to an emailed statement from sheriff's office spokesperson Monica Worrell. Deputies believe the driver lost control of the vehicle heading into a curve in the roadway, Worrell said. The vehicle was last …