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Bernice G. Tomaselli, age 92, entered into rest at Fountainbleau Nursing Center in Festus on Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Bernice worked for the Giant Grocers and was a cashier through the local 880 Union Hall. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Hazel (Krueger) Stults and two husbands, Wayne Bowers and then Frank Tomaselli. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, playing cards, going out to eat, shopping, and watching old movies on television. She was a big John Wayne fan.
Bernice leaves behind a loving family; Sons,Bob (Sandy) Tomaselli of Cleveland, Frank Tomaselli of Cleveland, daughter, Betty Gaskill of DeSoto, grandchildren, Joanne Vale, Brian Tomaselli and Renee Gaskill, Great-Grandchildren, Richard (Mandi) Jones, and Robert Jenkins, Great-Great-Grandchild Kaylie Jones, a daughter-in-law, Bernie of Cleveland, a nephew Danny Tomaselli, and special friend, David Bruhn.
She was preceeded in death by her parents, her husbands, a son, Tom Tomaselli, a son-in-law, Charles Gaskill, a brother, Richard Frye, and a sister, Marge. Services for Bernice will be private.