Bernice F. Reger

Of Jupiter, FL and Chafee, NY born
September 10, 1928. Passed to her
heavenly reward on July 29, 2019.
Wife of the late Lawrence H. Reger;
daughter of the late Edward N. Mader
and Marcelline Chavanne Mader;
beloved mother of Lawrence (Butch)
of Cooper Landing, AK, Richard
and Daniel of Chaffee, NY, Robert
(Michelle) of Jupiter, FL, Gordon
(Sharlene) of East Aurora, NY; Greg
(Mary) of Chaffee, NY, Theresa Reger
of Franconia, NH, Judith (Steven)
Smith of East Aurora, NY, Joanne
(Willam) Godshall of Chaffee, NY,
Laurie Cole of Lisbon, NH and the late
James (late Gretchen) Reger; sister
of Rita (late Vincent) Adinolfe, Phyllis
(late Harold) Keller, and the late Grace
(late John) Berry, late Thomas (Linda)
Mader, late Mary Jane (Joseph) Weiner
and late Edward (Helen) Mader;
survived by 28 loving grandchildren,
12 great-grandchildren, many nieces
and nephews and over one hundred
great-nieces and nephews; also

survived by her favorite ex-son-in-
law, Denman Engstrom. Bernice

was a past member and president of
Niagara Frontier Builders Association
Women’s Auxiliary. At one time, she
had her pilot license to fly single engine
Cessna airplanes. She was an avid
bridge player and loved playing water
volleyball in their swimming pool. She
loved dancing and jitterbugging. Most
of all, she loved spending time with
her grandchildren. Visitation will be
held Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9PM at
HOME, INC. (Southtowns Chapel),
3155 Orchard Park Road. A Mass of
Christian Burial will be held Friday at
1:00PM at St. Joseph’s Church, 46 N.
Main St., Holland, NY 14080. Please
assemble at church. Burial to be held at
Mader Acres immediately following the
Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations may
be sent to Our Lady of Victory Homes of
Charity, 780 Ridge Road, Lackawanna,
NY 14218.