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Rose Mary (Decker) Bernstein

1931 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Rose Mary (Decker) Bernstein Obituary


Rose Mary Bernstein, 86, passed away March 2, 2018 at home in Santa Rosa, California after long illness. She was born September 20, 1931 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Valentine and Stella (Lea) Decker.
She was a woman of extraordinary determination who succeeded in life by doing what people told her she could not do. She graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans with a degree in electrical engineering after having been the only woman in the entire engineering school. From there she moved to California and met Charles Harold Bernstein, whom she married January 23, 1960.
She is survived by three children: David and his partner Robert Gargan, Danielle and her husband Donald Rossi and their children Decker and Donovan, and Davin and his wife Angela and their children Charles, Gemma, and Zelie.
Memorial donations made to the in the memory of Rose Mary Bernstein will be appreciated by the family. Other organization she valued and supported in life include the Sisters of the Presentation, Santa Rosa's Senior Center, Lighthouse Louisiana, and Sonoma County Parks.
Visitation is on Friday, March 16, from 4pm to 8pm at Eggen & Lance Chapel, 1540 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. A Funeral Mass to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, March 17, at 11am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1244 St. Francis Rd., Santa Rosa, to be followed by interment at Santa Rosa Memorial Park, 1900 Franklin Ave., Santa Rosa and then a gathering at her home.
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Published in The Beach Reporter on Mar. 14, 2018
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