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Berenice Edele

d. June 10, 2019

Berenice Edele

Age: 93 of Levittown, Pa

(nee White) Died peacefully Monday the 10th of June at her home in Levittown, surrounded by family. Berenice was born December 31, 1925, in Philadelphia to Catherine and Raymond White. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John; companion Fred Miller who brought her great joy in her later years; her sister Sr. Catherine Delores, IHM; and her two brothers Joe and Ray White. Berenice was a pioneering businesswoman who became the first woman furniture buyer at Pomeroyʼs and later owned Choice Seating in Cherry Hill, N.J. She enjoyed theatre, tea, reading, and music and kept fit with long walks for most of her life. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and passing down stories and wisdom to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. In recent years she sought comfort and meaning as an active part of the congregation at St. Paulʼs Episcopal Church in Levittown.

She is survived by her children, Stephen (Nancy), and Denise (Michael, Joe). She will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren, Rachelle (Rich), Damian (Maureen), Derek (Tracey), Nick, and Chloe. She will also be remembered by her great grandchildren, Mathew, Bryan, Olivia, Dylan, Gianna, Cameron, and Cara.

Relatives and friends are invited to greet Berenice’s family from 9:30-10:45am Sunday June 23, 2019 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 89 Pinewood Drive, Levittown where Berenice’s memorial mass will immediately follow at 11am. In Lieu of flowers charitable donations in Berenice’s name may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at the address listed above.

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