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PORTLANDVILLE - Bernice M. Levine, 84, of Portlandville, passed away unexpectedly Monday evening, Dec. 25, 2017, at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown.
She was born March 11, 1933, in Springfield, a daughter of Leslie and Edna (Drake) Pierce.
On May 10, 1952, Bernice married Paul J. Levine.
For many years she was employed by the Cooperstown Central School District in the food service department.
Bernice is survived by her husband of 65 years, Paul J. Levine of Portlandville; two children, Paula Jean Knoebel of Southampton and Alan Levine and wife, Patsy; grandson, Joshua Levine; granddaughter, Ashley Levine and companion, Angelo Tenace; a great-granddaughter, Ronnee Rae Tenace; many nieces and nephews; and a sister, Wanda Houck.
She was predeceased by her mother, Edna Pierce, who died in 2003; sister, Ellie Schults, who died in 1980; and son-in-law, Terry Knoebel, who died in 2012.
There will be no services.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.
Published on December 27, 2017
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