BERNICE WIGGINS GILROY
1923 - 2014
Bernice Wiggins Gilroy – 90 of Pensacola, Fl, died Wednesday July 30, 2014.
Bernice was born in her maternal grandparents home in Pine Barrens, Fl on December 9, 1923. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Middleton B. Gilroy (Fuzzy), her parents William & Abbie Wiggins and sisters Marilyn Miller, Connie (Charlie) Moats and Mae (Guy) Lott.
Bernice is loved by her sister Robbie ( Marvin) Burke and a brother, Bill ( Charlotte) Wiggins; three children, Pam (Jock) Ronin, Patty (David) Johnson, Peter (Jennifer) Gilroy; Seven grandchildren, Molly( Ryan) Anthony, Mike (Julie) Ronin, Jamie (Meghan) Ronin, Peter Johnson, Jennifer (Mike) Huffman, Alyson Gilroy, Dayton (Lindsay) Gravely; and 9 7/8 great grandchildren! She also has many nieces and nephews.
Bernice was married in Pensacola, Fl on October 21, 1944. When the war ended she and Fuzzy moved to his home town of Lake Forest, IL. In 1984 they retired and returned to Pensacola.
Bernice created and ran the Play School at The Winter Club in Lake Forest for 27 years. She was an active member of St. Mary's Church including several Circle groups. One of her favorite activities was bridge. She belonged to several groups including a couples dinner group. She was an amazing cook.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 08, 2014 at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel. Interment will be at Bayview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway is entrusted with arrangements.
Condolences may be offered at www.bayviewfisher-pouchapel.com.