Thursday, December 7, 2017

Bernadette E. Shawler (November 27, 2017)

Bernadette E. Shawler, age 94, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 9:35 AM at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy, Ohio. She was born on August 18, 1923 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Urban & Mary (Poly) Berger.

She is survived by her sisters, Mona Lou Blakeley and Adela Hoke both of Versailles; sister in law, Elsie Berger of Versailles; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Harold “Bob” Shawler; infant brother, Jerome Berger; brothers, Donald Berger and Romaine Berger; and sister, Drucilla McNeal.

Bernadette worked at Enpo Pump Company in Piqua, Ohio, for 38 years. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church. She was a 1941 graduate of Versailles High School and was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons celebrant and Rev. Fr. Jim Duell concelebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5-7 PM as well as on Saturday from 9-10 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to Hospice of Miami County. Condolences for the family may be expressed through