Elizabeth Bernich

10/20/2014 5:07 PM |

Elizabeth Bernich of Southold died at her home Oct. 18, 2014. She was 87. 

She was born in New York City, Feb. 10, 1927, to Elizabeth (née Joyce) and Bernard Reddy and was a graduate of Haaren high school in New York City.

Immediately after graduation, Elizabeth began working for Manhattan Life Insurance Company; retiring after 37 years of service as an executive secretary.

She married John Bernich at St. Paul the Apostle RC Church in New York City and together they made their new home in Astoria. In 1962, they built their home in Southold and moved here permanently in 1982.

She was a Pink Lady with the Ladies Auxiliary of Eastern Long Island Hospital and enjoyed traveling; notably her voyage aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2.

Predeceased by her husband John Bernich in 1988; she leaves several cousins and a dear friend, Dolores Jacobs of Peconic.

Graveside services will be held oThursday, Oct. 30, at 11:30 a.m. at Flushing Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Homes.

This is a paid notice. 

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