Bernice Zagar

DEPUE -- Bernice A. Zagar, 90, formerly of DePue and for the past three years of Kenner, La., where she lived with her daughter, died at 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29, 2004, at the Chateau Living Center in Kenner.

Born June 15, 1914, in Spring Valley to Ralph and Settima (Vignochi) Chiesi, she married Anton Zagar Oct. 3, 1937, in Spring Valley. He died Sept. 9, 1984.

She worked at Westclox in Peru until retiring.

She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in DePue and the St. Anne Sodality of the church.

Survivors include one son, Ron Zagar of Spring Valley; one daughter, Diane (Gerald) Fornoff of Kenner, La.; and three grandsons, Ron and Brian Zagar, and Ryan Fornoff.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers, one sister and three half brothers.

Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Barto Funeral Home, DePue, and at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church, DePue, with the Rev. Kevin Creegan officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, DePue.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home, where a rosary service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m.

Memorials may be directed to St. Mary's Catholic Church. (Bureau County Republican, Dec. 4, 2004, submitted by Janine Crandell)




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