Bernice Romaine Spagnolo
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Bernice Romaine Spagnolo
  • October 2, 1931 - September 14, 2017
  • Bressler, Pennsylvania

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BERNICE ROMAINE (POTTER) SPAGNOLO

BERNICE SPAGNOLO PASSED AWAY ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 AT 9:15 AM. SHE WAS THE WIDOW OF JOSEPH SPAGNOLO WHO PASSED AWAY ON SEPTEMBER 13, 1977. BORN ON OCTOBER 2, 1931 IN BERRYSBURG. SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF THE LATE GILBERT AND MYRTLE POTTER. SHE WAS A 1949 GRADUATE OF TREVORTON HIGH SCHOOL IN NORTHHUMBERLAND COUNTY. SHE MOVED TO HARRISBURG IN 1951 AND SPENT THE REST OF HER LIFE WITH THE BIG SPAGNOLO FAMILY. SHE RAISE TWO CHILDREN AND THEREAFTER, WENT TO WORK FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IN THE BUREAU OF DRIVER LICENSING FOR 27 YEARS. SHE WAS AN ACTIVE VOLUNTEER FOR HARRISBURG RIVER RESCUE FOR 43 YEARS, AS WELL AS A LIFE MEMBER OF PROGRESS FIRE COMPANY HOME ASSOCIATION WHERE SHE WAS MRS. CLAUS EVERY YEAR FOR A LONG TIME. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY OF POST 730 PENBROOK, ST MARY'S STEELTON AND FRIENDSHIP FIRE COMPANY HOME ASSOCIATION IN BRESSLER.
SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER THREE BROTHERS, GLENN, KENNETH AND LARRY OF TREVORTON, HER SISTER ARLENE BENNICK AND HER HUSBAND OF SUNBURY AS WELL AS BERNICE'S INFANT GRANDDAUGHTER.
SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER DAUGHTER, JOANN (GREG) FESSLER OF HARRISBURG AND HER SON, JOSEPH (SANDRA) SPAGNOLO JR OF CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA, 3 GRANDCHILDREN (MATTHEW, HEIDI AND HEATHER) AND 5 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN (JAXON, LUCA, ADELYNN, NOELLE AND LUCY). ALSO SURVIVING ARE HER SISTER IRENE CURRAN OF SHAMOKIN AND HER BROTHER GILBERT POTTER JR OF SUNBURY. HER BELOVED SHIH-TZU, RILEY SURVIVIES HER AS WELL. BERNICE WAS ALSO SURVIVED BY NUMEROUS NIECES AND NEPHEWS AND GREAT FRIENDS THROUGH HER WALK OF LIFE.
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, PLEASE SEND MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO FRIENDSHIP FIRE COMPANY C/O PLESIC GOLF TOURNAMENT FOR AUTISM, 757 MAIN ST, BRESSLER, PA 17113-2828 OR HOSPICE OF CENTRAL PA, 1320 LINGLESTOWN ROAD, HARRISBURG, PA 17110-2822.







Arrangements under the direction of Neill Funeral Home, Harrisburg, PA.