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Obituary of Bernice Wortman
Bernice Wortman, age 94 died at Clover Rest Home in Columbia NJ on March 1, 2019.
Bernice was born on Nov. 22, 1924 in Netcong, NJ, daughter of the late Marvin Durham and Grace Stolpe Durham. She was the wife of Franklin Wortman who died February 1, 2016; born October 8, 1922. They were married for 63 years.
Bernice lived in Gladstone, NJ in the same house for 52 years. She was a member of the Gladstone United Methodist Church and was its Treasurer for many years. She was employed as the secretary to the headmaster of Gill St. Bernards School, a private facility in Gladstone, until she retired. She enjoyed all aspects of family life raising four children in the small suburban town.
She is survived by two sons: Craig of Bethel, VT, with wife Joan and daughter Virginia; David of Mount Bethel, PA with wife Beth and children Emma and Drew; and two daughters: Jill of High Bridge, NJ, and Janice, of Belvidere, NJ with children Glenn and Heather.
Visitation will take place from 6 – 8 PM, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825. A future interment will be private. Contributions in Bernice's memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Easton, PA.
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