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In Loving Memory of HOLLY JOYCE BERNSTEIN Passed away at the age of 68 on January 27, 2015. Holly was born in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from the Illinois School for the Deaf in Jacksonville, IL. She earned her BA degree from Gallaudet University in 1968, and her MA degree from Western Maryland College. Holly was a resident of Riverside for 43 years and worked at California School for the Deaf, Riverside, for 36 years as a teacher and cheer-leading coach. She was a contributing member of the Riverside deaf community and participated in various local, state, and national organizations of the deaf. Holly was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and friend to many. She is survived by daughter Scarlett (Jeremias) Valencia of Riverside; stepdaughter Suzette Schuster of Riverside; stepson Ethan (Pat) Bernstein of Fremont, CA; eight grandchildren (Ryan, Shane, Tyler, Amelia, Dmitri, Noah, Jory, and Gabrielle); sister Laurel (Terry) Krautwurst of Hendersonville, NC; stepfather Forrest Strickler of Bella Vista, Arkansas; sister in law, nephews, nieces, and cousins. A memorial service will be held on February 9, 2015, at 6 p.m. at the chapel at Pierce Brothers-Crestlawn Mortuary and Memorial Park, 11500 Arlington Avenue, Riverside, CA 92505. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the family, who will contribute the funds to Holly's favorite organizations. Send all cards and donations to 2992 Hyde Park Circle, Riverside, CA 92506.

Published in Press-Enterprise on Feb. 3, 2015
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