Bernice Embody Hess (94) was born on October 11, 1925 in Pottstown, PA. She passed away at home on December 19, 2019.

Bernice attended and graduated from the Ellis School for Girls in Newtown Square, PA. She continued her education at the Pottstown School of Nursing where she graduated as an RN. She was happily married to Howard Hess for 52 years, living in the north end of Pottstown. While raising their four children she worked as a private duty nurse. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, flowers, birds and taking care of her pets, and she also loved getting her hair wet while swimming at the pool!

She was predeceased by her husband Howard, sister Eleanor Hayes, daughter in law Ann and grandson Stephen. She leaves her children, Craig Hess, Vicki Gingrich and husband Tom, Sharon Sanfilippo and husband Peter and Karl Hess and wife Beth along with seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Our mother provided us with a wonderful life and we will cherish her love and friendship always.