Bernice I. Frank, a homemaker who worked as an airplane riveter during World War II, died Monday in Wyoming County Skilled Nursing
Facility. She was 85.
She was born Bernice Baker in Warsaw and lived in the area her entire life. She enjoyed knitting afghans, attending garage sales and gardening and was adept at organizing and cooking for annual family get-togethers.
During World War II, she worked for Curtiss-Wright Corp. in Buffalo as an airplane riveter.
Her husband, Conrad, died in 1990.
She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Hayes of Warsaw, Loretta Boley of Cadiz, Ky., and Sally Casselberry of Gainesville; four sons, Walter and Tom Casselberry, both of South Warsaw, Harold Casselberry of Amherst and Russell Casselberry of Castile; two brothers, Gerald Baker of Varysburg and Peter Baker of Mayhill, N.M.; a sister, Rose Pratt of Batavia; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at noon Thursday in Weeks Funeral Home, 123 N. Main St. Burial will be in Warsaw Cemetery in the spring.