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Obituary: Bernice Margaret Wittry, Greenwood

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Bernice Margaret Wittry

Bernice Margaret Wittry, selfless mother and wife, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was a resident of Greenwood.

Benny was born Feb. 17, 1934, in Indianapolis. In 1961, she married Wayne Wittry, and together they raised four children. Sweet, strong and pragmatic, Benny was an anchor to her family and loved by everyone she met.

She was a state artistic skating champion and continued to roller skate until the age of 79.

She will be deeply missed.

Benny is survived by her husband, Wayne; her daughters, Toni Steinmeyer and Jan; her sons, Lance and Darren; her brother, Tony Zilson; and three grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon Friday at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, 535 E. Edgewood Ave.,

Indianapolis. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home, 6107 S. East St. (U.S. 31 South), Indianapolis.

Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at orileyfuneralhome.com.

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