Gaynel "Gay" M. (Bonney) Wing

January 12, 1937 ~ July 25, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old


West Bath- Gaynel “Gay” M. Wing, of West Bath died Tuesday July 25, 2023.

She was born in Bath on January 12, 1937, a daughter of Dean R. and Henrietta M. (Merriam) Bonney.

She graduated from Morse High School in the class of 1955 and from Fisher Junior College in Boston in 1956.  Gay worked at the Hyde Windlass Company in

Bath from June 1956 to June 1957.  On June 8, 1957 she married her high school sweetheart Thomas B. Wing.  Following their marriage, they moved to Boston where Gay was employed at Trust Securities Corporation.  The couple returned to Bath Maine in 1958.  Gay then worked for the Hyde Windlass Company from 1963 until The Hyde Windlass merged into Bath Iron Works Corporation in 1969. Whereby she became an employee of BIW and retired as an Administrative Assistant from Bath Iron Works Corporation in 1995.

 She was a lifelong active member of the Bath United Methodist Church.  She especially enjoyed her summers at the family cottage in Georgetown where friends and family were always welcomed.

Gay was predeceased by her parents and her husband of 56 years Thomas B. Wing on September 12, 2013, and is survived by her son, Randall B. Wing and his wife Arlene of Jefferson, Maine, two grandchildren, Josh Brewer and Bethany Brewer and ten great grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at 4PM on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Avenue, Bath.  In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to the Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Avenue, Bath, 04530.

Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath.  Condolences may be made online at

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Celebration of Life
August 2, 2023

4:00 PM
Bath United Methodist Church
340 Oak Grove Avenue
Bath, ME 04530


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