ASHEVILLE - June D. Bernst, 92, of Deerfield Retirement Community, Asheville, formerly of Flat Rock, and Lloyd Harbor, Huntington, N.Y., died on March 25, 2013. She was the beloved wife of Louis C. Bernst; devoted mother of Sydney B. Wilmer and Clark C. Bernst, and mother-in-law of Bruce B. Wilmer and Rose Bernst; loving grandmother of Kristen R. Wilmer and Jeremy B. Wilmer and his wife, Anne, and great-grandmother of Patrick M. Wilmer.
June was a graduate of Skidmore College with a degree in music and organ. She served as Deputy Clerk-Treasurer of the Village of Lloyd Harbor, Huntington, N.Y., and was a founder, member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the Blue Ridge Center for Lifelong Learning in Hendersonville. June was an avid reader, an inveterate gardener and always a lover of good music, especially J.S. Bach.
A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at St. Giles Chapel in Deerfield.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com.
Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.