BERNICE EDNA MACHAN Age 82, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Hemet Valley Medical Center in Hemet, California. She was born Tuesday, August 19, 1930 in Tecumseh, Canada. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Romaine Machan; sons, Richard Allen Machan and Romaine Joseph Machan; daughters, Linda Marie Durant, Susan Angela Stearns, Yvonne Mae Dobie, Yvette Marie Machan, Brenda Joyce Thibert, Nancy Ann Bates and Kimberly Ann Brewer; brother, Ronald Deslippe; sister, Margarette Brazill; 19 grandchildren & 15 great-grandchildren. She enjoyed painting, working on ceramics, stitching, crocheting, and traveling. Above all she loved her family and the gatherings they shared. Bernice was the best mother ever. She leaves her family with many fond memories. She will be greatly missed. A Funeral mass will be at 10:00 AM on Monday, July 8 at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church located at 780 S. State Street, Hemet, California 92543. Interment will be in Menifee Valley Memorial Park, Sun City, CA.