Bernice A. Stirrat, 89, of Freehold Township passed away at home on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Bernice was born in Newburgh, NY and was a long time Monmouth County resident, having lived in Long Branch and Neptune before moving here in 1969. She was a registered nurse in the Labor & Delivery Unit at Monmouth Medical Center and many other Monmouth County hospitals. She was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Freehold and a former member of the Board of International Platform Association.
Bernice was predeceased by her husband, William A. Stirrat in 2004. She is survived by her son, William Stirrat and his wife, Valerie of Freehold Township; two daughters, Valerie and her husband, Rev. Dr. John Reynolds of Randolph and Dorothy Callihan of Tucson, AZ; and six grandchildren, Tyler Stirrat, Rachel Stirrat, Brian Reynolds, Amanda Reynolds-Futo, Stephanie Callihan and Allison Callihan.
Visitation at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Tuesday, Jan.1, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her 10:30 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 31 Throckmorton Street, Freehold. Entombment to follow in Holmdel Cemetery & Mausoleum, Holmdel. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit claytonfuneralhome.com