Bernice L. Gonzalez, 92, of Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Bernice L. Gonzalez, 92, died Wednesday evening, Sept. 7, 2022, at Porter Medical Center after a brief illness.

She was born March 9, 1930, in Vergennes, the daughter of Lawrence and Phlinda (Garrapy) Keyes.

Bernice had worked for many years as a waitress in Addison County prior to her retirement.

She was of Methodist faith and was an avid reader and enjoyed crocheting and gardening.

Survivors are her daughter, Marilyn Shores, of East Middlebury; her sister, Laurel Sarkowski, of Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; her two grandchildren; her seven great-grandchildren; and her one great-great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by her parents and by her husband, Alfred J. Gonzalez.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 11:30 a.m., in Case Street Cemetery, East Middlebury.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home. Online condolences at◊

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