Jack M. Buonarati, 68, of Payson, died March 17, 2002, in Phoenix. He was born May 19, 1933, in Los Angeles.
Mr. Buonarati served in the Navy during the Korean War. He taught elementary school and later became an industrial engineer, working in the aerospace, sporting, electronics and electric power industries. He retired to Payson in 1998.
He is survived by sons, Michael and Scott; daughters, Cheryl and Elizabeth; nine grandchildren; a sister and a brother.
He was buried with military honors at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Orange, Calif.
A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 14 at St. Philip, the Apostle Catholic Church in Payson.