- December 1, 1928 - January 5, 2017
- Brook Park, Ohio
of BERNARDINE's Passing
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“We pray for Mrs. Spina and your family. With the deepest regrets of her passing. She was a wonderful person. My family has known her for many, many...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Yvonne Wilson - Strongsville, OH
“My sincere and heartfelt sympathy for the Spina family.
2 of 13 | Posted by: Dawn Saddler - North Ridgeville, OH
“I didn't know Mrs Spina that well, but she seemed like an incredible person, great mother, wife and a tremendous asset to all she met. God Bless her.
3 of 13 | Posted by: Ray Carr - Lakewood, OH - Friend
“My sincere condolences .
4 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa Levescy - Houston, TX
“Please accept my deepest sympathies.
5 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Bugos - Middleburg Hts.
“I was sorry to hear of "Bernie's" passing she was a dear friend to my mom Lydia. As a young lady I was always struck by her brilliant mind and fierce...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Cheri Winners (Rakosy) - OH
“Rich, I cannot even begin to understand what you're going through right now, but I would like to offer my prayers and my heartfelt condolences to...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Dina Marchaino - Parma, NY
“Frank and Rich...so very sorry in the loss of your mom. I have many great memories of your family. Tom and Mary Lou (Jakobi) McCann
8 of 13 | Posted by: A friend
“Rich, so very sorry for your loss. My condolences to you & your family.
9 of 13 | Posted by: Debby Hoyman - Ft. Myers, FL
“Wanted to send our condolences on the loss of your wife and Mother Bernie. Our prayers and thoughts go out to the family at this time. Helen...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Patricia Miller - North Olmsted, OH
“Rich, please accept my sincere condolences. Your mom was a sweet and funny lady. I have fond memories of her opening the door and shooing me to the...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Celeste Martinez
“Rich, So sorry for the loss of your mom. Our thoughts are with you and your family. May she rest in peace. Dennis & Diana
12 of 13 | Posted by: Dennia Daddario - Medina, OH
“Sincerest condolences to the Spina Family. Mrs Spina was so caring to so many, truly one great lady. We are thankful to have known her.
13 of 13 | Posted by: Gary and Matt Frederick - OH
BERNARDINE C. SPINA (nee Ballenger), age 88. Beloved wife of Joseph for 65 years; devoted mother of Frank (Denise-deceased), and Richard; cherished grandmother of Bryan (Ruth), Stephanie Coombe (Stephen), Michael (Jessi), and Christopher (Jamie); and great-grandmother of Isela, Nathaniel, and Noella; dear sister of the late John and Catherine. She was a Council Woman for the City of Brook Park, for 20 years. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the Alzheimer's Association at alz.org. Final resting place will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends to Celebrate Bernardine's Life 5:30 - 7:30 p .m., THURSDAY, January 19, 2017, in the Family Gathering Center of A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY RD., MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS (WEST OF I-71).