Bernice B. Sayne
June 7, 1941 - January 2, 2020
Bernice B. Sayne, age 78, of Bear, DE, passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020.
Born in Detroit, MI on July 7, 1941, she was a daughter of the late John and Julia Barron. Bernice worked for Christina School District in the cafeteria at Glasgow High School and retired after 30 dedicated years.
A love of gardening, Bernice took pride in her flowers. She was an avid reader and enjoyed shopping. Bernice’s fondest memories were made during time spent with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Charlene “Cissy” Sayne; and siblings, Henry Barron, Ray Barron and Beatrice Walstrom. Bernice is survived by her husband, Lee Sayne; children, Stacey Dougherty (George) of Newark, DE and Robert Sayne of Edgewood, MD; brother, Donald Barron of St. Clair Shores, MI; and grandchildren, George Dougherty (Ashleigh) of Elkton, MD, Katie Dougherty of Newark and Brittany Dougherty of Newark.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:30 am until 11:30 am on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at Holy Family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Road, Newark, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:30 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bernice’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 92 Read’s Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.