Obituary of Bernice Pearl Omes
Mrs. Bernice Pearl Omes, 86, of Utica, passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica with her loving family by her side.
Bernice was born in Bronx, NY, on January 29, 1933, the daughter of Louis and Matilda (Lane) Haft and received her education in the Bronx. On November 7, 1953, Bernice was united in marriage with Ronald E. Omes, Sr., a devoted union of 65 years, until Ronald’s death in 2018. Bernice enjoyed going to the casino, and attending the adult day care program at the St. Luke’s Home in New Hartford. She was of the Catholic faith.
Mrs. Omes is survived by four daughters, Beverly Swift, Barbara Omes, Joan True and Tina Omes; five sons, Donald Omes, Barry Omes and his wife Tonya, Rick Omes, Ronald Omes, Jr. and David Omes and his wife Yolanda as well as several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Raymond Omes.
Mrs. Omes’ funeral will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Heintz Funeral Home, 1517 Whitesboro St., Utica. Her Rite of Committal and burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery in Yorkville. Calling hours for family and friends are Wednesday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Those wishing to make a donation in Bernice’s memory, please consider the Parkinson’s Foundation. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Mrs. Omes’ family extends their heartfelt gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staff on the 3rd floor, ICU at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, for the wonderful care and compassion you provided to Bernice.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Bernice Omes, please visit Tribute Store