CORINTH – Bernice Burgess, 66, died unexpectedly March 12, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. She was born Sept. 13, 1946, in Scranton, Pa., daughter of Bradley and Virginia (Foster) Keeler.
Surviving are three daughters, Theresa Grendi and husband, John, Nichole Hartley, and Marie Cookson; “adopted daughter,” Darcie Raymond; grandchildren, Jessica Brooke Toll and husband, Chris, Monica Deyro, Kaitlyn Taylor, Ciearria Cookson, Kassandra Hartley, Brooke Grendi, Isabelle, Issiah and Karter Thornton; sister, Sue Keeler Brown; brother, Wayne Keeler and wife, Veronica; several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Bernice’s life will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Corinth Snowmobile Club, Route 15, Corinth. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Condolences to the family may be expressed at