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Bernice M. Paulin
Date of Death: May, 18 2013

Bernice M. Paulin, 95, Escanaba, passed away Saturday evening May 18, 2013with her family by her side at Christian Park Village in Escanaba. She was born on October 20, 1917 in Escanaba, the daughter of the late Felix and Ella (LaFond) St. Peter. Bernice married the late Gordon Paulin at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in 1937.
She loved traveling, cooking for her churches and family gatherings, but mostly spending time with her grandchildren, especially holding the grand babies.
Bernice is survived by her three children: Terry (Gloria) Paulin, Carol (Bill) Stenger and Dale (Mary) Paulin, seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, two great great-grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two grandchildren and three brothers: Elmer, Jerome and Albert St. Peter.
Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday May 23, 2013 at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at St. Joseph & St. Patrick Parish with Fr. Rick Courier officiating. Burial will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery. A luncheon will be held in the church parish hall.
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  • "With my deepest sympathy to your family! Bernice was a wonderful woman. I loved her very much and she will be missed. Know that I care and anything you need I will be there to help. With All My Love, Her Adopted Daughter, Debbie "
    -Debbie Dye

  • "Sure wish I could be there with you all. I am so excited for Gram that she is in Heaven and rejoicing at the glory of God! I know that she is so happy to be there so how can we be sad? I am happy for the times we had together, I wish they could have been more. Love to all of you..hugs and kisses!"
    -Lisa Gonzalez

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