Youngstown, Bernice O. Kueppers Woods, 95 passed away peacefully at her home Thursday afternoon July 29. She was born March 31, 1926 in Struthers, a daughter of the late Harold and Pearl Ross McLaughlin. Bernice was a Struthers High School graduate and a lifelong member of Brownlee Woods United Presbyterian Church. She loved going to bingo with her daughter Jean Marie and camping with her husband Earl. Her first husband Robert E. Kueppers, whom she married April 11, 1947, passed away June 30, 1974, her second husband Earl G. Woods, whom she married Jan 17, 1975, passed away June 24, 1987. She leaves to cherish her memory, her son Edward E. (Patti) Kueppers of Austintown, daughter Jean Marie (fiancee’ Mike Tavolario) Lewis of Struthers, grandchildren Dr. Dan (Kim) Lewis of Charlotte North Carolina, Brian Lewis of Austintown, Bob Kueppers of Xenia, Ohio and Susan (Chris) Helt of Chicago and seven great grandchildren. Along with her parents, and husbands, Bernice is preceded in death by sisters Florence Walsh, Myrtle Cunning, Eleanor Akers, Geraldine Earwood, Lena King, Stella Kyle, Annabell Stellar and Violet Lawrence. Material tributes can be made in Bernice’s memory to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market Street, Boardman Ohio 44512. It was Bernice’s wish that there are no calling hours or funeral services.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio.
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