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Bernice Phelps Salmiere
  • Hospice of Palm Beach County
    5300 East Avenue
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407

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“We were saddened to hear of Bernice's passing. She was always a bright light in life. We always enjoyed our lunches or dinners at Season's 52 when we...Read More ยป
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Bernice Phelps Salmiere passed away in Jupiter, FL on December 17, 2016, at age 98. She was pre-deceased by her husband Richard G Phelps in 1989, her husband Frank J Salmiere in 2009, and her son George E. Phelps in 2006. She is lovingly remembered by her daughters Janet Phelps of Winder, GA, Jennifer (Michael) Chapman of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and Laurie (David) Beardsley of Caledonia, NY; son Richard (Lynne) Phelps of Victor, NY; daughter-in-law Barbara Phelps of Fairview, TX; her dear friend John Thorne along with 18 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren; sister-in-law Jane Phelps of Vero Beach and numerous nieces and nephews. Bernice was born in New York, NY in February, 1918 and became a registered nurse before marrying and raising her family. She had a long happy life and made countless friends through the years. She loved being active, playing golf, reading, traveling, and being with her family and friends. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 10970 Jack Nicklaus Dr., North Palm Beach, FL 33408, (561) 626-1873 at 10:00 am on Friday, December 30, 2016, followed by internment at Boca Raton Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or to Hospice of Palm Beach County.