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Bernice Stankiewicz

1924 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Age 93, of Riverside, CA, passed away on February 8, 2018. Bernice was born on November 14, 1924 in Needles, CA, and moved to Riverside in 1947 where she began her college education at RCC and then L.A. State to become a teacher. She taught elementary school for several years before her 20 years at RCC in the business department. Her biggest hobby was music, playing piano and organ for church, and singing solos at weddings and funerals. She also loved playing bridge or any card game, traveling, and never missed an episode of Wheel of Fortune.
Bernice is survived by her husband of 46 years, Ray; daughter Jan Doyle; son George Wood; two grand- daughters (Adrian Ward and Tosha Kelly) and their husbands as well as 4 great-grandchildren who all live nearby. She thanked God daily for her blessed life and the many great friends, family and caregivers (Integrity and Autumn Hill).
A celebration of Bernice's life will be held on Sunday, February 25, in Akes Family's "Chapel of the Chimes" with visitation from 1-2pm and funeral service to begin at 3pm. A reception will immediately follow at the home of Ray Stankiewicz. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Dementia and in Bernice's name. Arrangements Entrusted to the Care of

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Published in Press-Enterprise from Feb. 23 to Feb. 24, 2018
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