This branch of the family Bonderenka is descended from Edward J. Bonderenka. Born in California, PA in 1923, he was the son of Kostas and Rose Bonderenka. His brothers were Babe Bandranke, Roland Chawchick, Stanley, John, Joseph, and his sister Charlotte. He married Violet LeBlanc and they produced sons Edward R., Thomas, Bud (Frank), and daughter Joan (now Adis).

Edward J. went to be with Jesus in 2005. He is survived by his wife Jeanne (Donna) and his stepsons Bobby, Jimmy and Randy Nash along with the above.