Bernice V. (nee Gottwald) LaFerla, fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, died on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. She was born on Oct. 20, 1917.
She was the beloved wife of the late Dominic C. LaFerla; dear mother of Donald G. (Gloria K.) LaFerla and Carol A. (Fred) Rockwell; dear grandmother of Dr. Jeffrey D. (Dr. Joni) LaFerla, Dr. Michael R. (Bre) LaFerla, Jennifer L. (Don) Wampler and Jessica A. (Brad) Williams; dear great-grandmother of Peyton and Cameron LaFerla, Jadyn LaFerla, Taylyn, Brayden and Riley Ann Williams; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, great-great-aunt, cousin and dear friend to many at Bethesda Meadow.
Funeral services will be held at 8:15 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois, St. Louis, Mo. A procession will take her to the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church for 9 a.m. Mass.
Interment will be at the Resurrection Cemetery at 6901 Mackenzie Road, St. Louis, Mo.
Memorials to American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association or the Dominic LaFerla Memorial Scholarship, 710 Lyon St., Carthage, Mo. 64836 will be appreciated.
Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 25, 4 p.m.-9 p.m at the Kutis Afton Chapel.