The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

July 11, 2013

Bernice E. Szalai

Star Beacon

MONROE TOWNSHIP — Bernice E. Szalai, age 81, of Hildom Road, Monroe Township, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at her home.

She was born in North Hampton, Ohio, on Sept. 26, 1931, to Paul and Corine (Reese) Georgia. She married the love of her life, Mike A. Szalai on June 6, 1949.

Mrs. Szalai enjoyed working in her garden, collecting porcelain dolls, and spending time with her family and friends.

Bernice is survived by her sons, Michael S. Szalai of Burbank, Ohio, Paul M. (Lori) Szalai of Monroe Township, Timothy W. Szalai of Monroe Township and Dale R. (Kimberly) Szalai of Dorset; sisters, Jeanette (Ed) Dial of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and Delores Avon of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Timothy and Joseph Szalai, Tracie and Kristina Szalai and Rose Szalai; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and many extended family.

She rejoins her husband of 64 years, whom passed just 11 days ago on June 30th, Mike A. Szalai; and sister, Midge Boone.

Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, July 13th, at the THOMPSON-SMITH-NESBITT FUNERAL HOME, 345 Main St., Conneaut, Ohio, with the Rev. Tim Kraus, of Conneaut Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memory Gardens.

Friends may call at the Funeral Home, TODAY, Friday, July 12th, from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of Services at 11 a.m.

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