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Bernetta Inez (Dunifin) Black

November 14, 1926 ~ April 5, 2021 (age 94)


Bernetta I. Black, age 94 of Mishawaka, passed away April 5, 2021 at the Rescare Home in South Bend. Bernetta was born Nov. 14, 1926 in Berrien Springs, MI to the late Floyd and Inza (Weaver) Dunifin.

Surviving is her brother Robert Dunifin and her daughter-in-law, Melody Rockwell, both of Niles, her grandchildren Brian (Tonya) Rockwell of Cassopolis, Stacey (Mike Waterbury) Rockwell and Sherry (Mike) Antisdel, both of Niles.  Also surviving are her great grandchildren Nicholas, Sean and Taigan Rockwell and Corissa Antisdel as well as 4 great-great grandchildren.   Preceding her in death was her husband Harry Black, her son Harold Rockwell and her siblings Harold and Donald Dunifin, Dorothy Wallace, Betty Cunningham, Edward Dunifin and Doris Biggs.

There will be no formal services for Bernetta, but the family asks that you remember her in your own special way.  Cruz Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Osceola has been entrusted with her care.

Bernetta was employed by the Holiday Inn hotels in the housekeeping department for 16 years.  Her kind spirit caused others to gravitate toward her and she made many friends throughout her lifetime. For over 20 years, she met daily with a group of her friends at the McDonald’s in Indian Ridge Plaza where they would laugh and tell stories.

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No services to be held

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