"Loving and giving person who touched many" Mary Ann Bernsley age 66 of Greene Twp., passed away at her home on Friday December 7, 2012 after a brief illness. She was born in Erie on September 18, 1946 a daughter of the late Joseph and Aileen DeLoache Kishel. Mary Ann was a graduate of Wattsburg High School. She was a very active member in Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, and spent most of her time caring for and riding horses. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Bernsley in 2009. She is survived by her daughter Sheri Hoffman and her husband Bryan, two grandchildren; Colton and Carli Hoffman, one sister Carol Boyce and her husband David, her extended families and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Russell C. Schmidt & Son Funeral Home Inc. 5000 Wattsburg Rd. Erie, 16504 on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church with Rev. William G. Cox Jr. officiating. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 9261 Lake Pleasant Rd. Erie, PA 16509. Please visit www.SchmidtFuneralHomeErie.com to sign the Book of Memories.
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Schmidt Funeral Home
5000 Wattsburg Road Erie, PA 16504
Published in the Erie Times-News on Dec. 8, 2012