Date of Birth: August 29, 1930 Date of Passing: April 5, 2012
Age 81 Place of Birth: Buffalo, New york Place of Passing: United Memorial Medical Center Batavia, N.Y. Resided in: Akron, New York History: She attended Akron High School, and worked more than 10 years at the Kutter’s Cheese Factory in Pembroke, N.Y. as well as the Mill Outlet Store and Grants Department Store. More recently she was working with the family business Delre’s Greenhouse and Floral Shop in Akron. Bernice was always greeting people as they entered the greenhouse with a smile and a hello. She enjoyed designing flower arrangements for all special occasions, making many people happy with her magic touch of designing. The Delre family provided weekly floral arrangements to St. Teresa’s RC Church where she had been a member for many years. She attended Mass weekly until her passing. Family: Daughter of the late Felix and Pearl (Popek) Swiatowy. Dear wife of the late Dominic Delre who passed away on May 17, 2011. Bernice was the loving mother of Larry (Beth Anne) Delre, cherished and proud grandmother of Matthew Delre, sister of Celia (late Laslie) Matusek, Dorothy (late Donald) Walf, Josephine (Dennis) Waldron, the late Florence (Darwin) Marble, the late Felix Swiatowy, Pvt. First Class Frank Swiatowy and Anthony Swiatowy. Sister in law of Gladys Swiatowy and Patricia Swiatowy. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Viewing info: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10 AM in St. Teresa’s RC Church Akron. Family will receive friends and relatives on Monday from 4-8 PM in the CHILDS FUNERAL HOME LLC, 10 Eckerson Ave., Akron. Burial: Burial will be in St. Teresa Cemetery. Memorials: Expressions of sympathy in Bernice’s memory would be appreciated by the family to the Indian Falls Fire Company, 8030 Alleghany Rd., Corfu, N.Y. 14036 or Genesee Cancer Assistance, 16 Bank Street, Batavia, N.Y. 14020.