Myles Nathaniel Bonenfant

MONMOUTH – Myles Nathaniel Bonenfant, 30, of Monmouth, Maine passed away Dec. 29, 2021 of undetermined causes.

Myles was the first child of Michele (DeWitt) Bonenfant and Gerard Bonenfant, entering the world summertime July 23, 1991, in Portland, Maine. As a young boy, he quickly cultivated his deep lifelong calling as an athlete, playing on as seasons changed. He always yearned to be outside, with a bat and ball, bike, or Frisbee to round up his friends and horse around.

Sports was the language through which Myles expressed and mobilized his zealous being, utilizing the games’ figurative techniques, determination, and communication that shaped his life. At 10-years-old, he won two regional Free Throw contests, sending him to State of Maine Finals competition in Bangor. In 2008, his baseball team became the Babe Ruth Champions, he also played for the undefeated Monmouth Mustangs football team. Participating in Monmouth’s athletic programs of baseball, football, soccer and basketball allowed him to form lasting friendships and develop his sense of self.

After he graduated from high school, he studied at CMCC and became a Sales Representative at Valley Beverage for nine years. Being an adult didn’t stop him from playing. He continued finding new sports and teams to keep his passion alive. From softball, to snowboarding and bowling, he eventually discovered disc golf which lit a spark for him. Competing in tournaments across New England in the Pro Disc Golf Association, he went on to win his last tournament by two strokes in October at Augusta— seeding him seventh place in Maine MA-1 category.

Myles always had a fun-loving energy surrounding him – always making the next best memory. Anyone who knew Myles, knew an ambitious, respectful, loving, and charismatic soul. He was quick to laugh and bust a joke to bring a lightness to the room. He loved performing “Don’t Stop Believing” on the keyboard and jamming to Reggae with his Dad. He lived for the strong connections he cultivated throughout his life, always being a source of positivity.

His impact on his friends and family is immeasurable.

He leaves behind his soulmate Amanda Dumont of Auburn.

He is survived by his parents Gerard and Michele of Monmouth, his brother Leland Bonenfant and partner Robert Pelletier of Greenbush, his sister Caroline Bonenfant of Mount Desert Island, grandfather Ken DeWitt of Los Angeles, many extraordinary aunts, uncles, and cousins who loved him dearly.

He was predeceased by grandparents, Marguerite and Ronald Bonenfant (his #1 sports fan who called him “Slugger”), grandmother Dorothy (Grammy Whammy) DeWitt, Uncles Steve and James DeWitt, and Aunt Sue Bonenfant.

We love you, Myles.

A celebration of life will be held for Myles in Monmouth on July 23, 2022.

Donations can be made in Myles’ name to Disc Golf Foundation


or Friends of Acadia


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