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Bernice Sigur Gueringer, born December 24,1933. Bernice entered into eternal rest on Monday July 26, 2021 at her home in Gretna, La. She was 87. Bernice was born in Plaquemine, La., and moved to New Orleans at the age of 6. Bernice was a resident of the 7th and 9th ward for many years until hurricane Katrina than moved to Gretna, La. She was the third of 6 children, born to Lorette Courseault Sigur DeJean and Ithuriel Ruben Sigur. She was a beloved mother and will forever will be remember by her children: Henry Gueringer Jr., (Lorraine), Deborah Gueringer Strand, (Herbert), Monique Gueringer Armstrong, Dana Gueringer Lewis, (Kevin). Bernice was preceded in death by her 2 sons, Ludger and Bryant Gueringer. Grandmother to: Darryl Walker Jr., Henry Gueringer III, (Shannon), Courtney Armstrong Woods, (DeLawrence), Tiffany Armstrong, Christen Magee, Bryant Lewis, Kyla Lewis, David Brown III, (Shelinda), LaToya Brown, LaShandra Brown Marsalis, (Ira-Brad). Followed by a host of great grandkids. Bernice' loving siblings: Ruby Sigur Frederick, Clyde Sigur, Barbara Sigur Porche, Janet Jones and scores of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Joyce Sigur Lombard and 8 half siblings: Hazel McKay, Gladys Crawford, Hilda Kendricks, Mildred Ricard, Donald Harding, and Dennis Sigur. Bernice retired from Orleans Parish School Board where she worked as a paraprofessional. She was a parishioner of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church for many years and a graduate of Joseph S. Clark High School.
Relatives and friends of the family, members of the Orleans Parish
Relatives and friends of the family, priest and parishioners of St. Maria Catholic Church and members of the Orleans Parish School Board are cordially invited to attend the Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at St Maria Goretti Church, 7300 Crowder Blvd., New Orleans, La. 70127 on Saturday July 31, 2021 at 12:30 pm. Visitation will begin at 11:30 am. Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery 4000 Norman Mayer Ave. New Orleans, La. 70122. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Avenue. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guestbook.