FARRELL, PA. – Mrs. Bernice Keller, 67, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at University Hospital Cleveland.
Mrs. Keller was born Dec. 7, 1946, in Sharon, Pa., a daughter of Floyd and Beatrice Gavin Bridges.
She was a 1965 graduate of Farrell High School and attended Erie Business College, Mercer County Vocational School for practical nursing and graduated in 1984 from Sharon Regional School of Nursing as a registered nurse.
She had been employed for 22 years at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. She was also administrative assistant for ACLD, worked for Overbrook Manor Nursing Home and MetLife as an insurance examiner.
She was a member of Greater Mount Zion COGIC in Farrell, where she served in the Women’s Ministry and was a member of the Shenango Valley Women’s Choir and a member of Minority Health of Mercer County. Her hobbies included bingo, casinos, being with family, amusement parks – especially roller coasters – and she loved to travel.
She leaves to cherish her memories and rejoice in her peace her two children, Nicole Mignon (Andre) Keller-Rogers and Bryan Marquis (Michele Kirk) Keller, both of Farrell; three stepchildren, Michelle Gordon of Farrell, Claudine Hanzes-Luke (Robert) of New Castle, Pa., and Jason Cramer of Chicago; four sisters, Verdis M. (Billie) Floyd of Hermitage, Pa., Betty “Jean” Bridges of Hoffman Estates, Ill., Darlene Bridges of Farrell and Deborah Kinsey of Pittsburgh; three godchildren, Shawn Roberts of Farrell and Michael and Alexus Harrison of Sharon; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Family will be receiving friends Wednesday and Thursday at 1620 Farrell Terrace in Farrell, Pa., and from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Farrell Choice Home Apartments, 411 Roemer Blvd., Farrell, in the recreation room.
Memorial services will be held at noon Saturday at Greater Mount Zion COGIC, Farrell.
Arrangements were entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home, 1951 McGuffey Road, Youngstown.