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Obituary for Bernice Mae Deal (Paul)

Bernice Mae Deal, 97, of Meyersdale, PA, died Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at Devlin Manor Nursing Home, Cumberland, MD.

Born July 20, 1925, in Akron, OH, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Iva (Baer) Paul. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Deal, Sr.; one daughter, Peggy Deal; two brothers, Ralph Paul and Dalton Paul; one sister, Emma Briskey.

Mrs. Deal worked in packaging for Snyder’s of Berlin, Inc. and was also a seamstress at the Flushing Shirt Factory, Grantsville. She was a member of the Greenville Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid.

She is survived by one son, Melvin L. (Sharon) Deal, Jr., Cumberland; two brothers, Edward Paul, Salisbury, PA; Lawrence Paul, Meyersdale; three sisters, Kathleen James, Meyersdale; Dorothy Morrisey, Charlotte, NC; Barbara Kretchman, Meyersdale; three grandchildren, Lisa (Shawn) Zembower, Rodney (Amanda) Deal and Tara (Tom) Fair; six great-grandchildren, Nathan Zembower, Megan Zembower, Gage Fair, Kaylee Fair, Shelby Deal and Ella Deal; three great-great grandchildren, Bentley Rhodes, Lucas Zembower and Rhett Zembower.

Friends will be received at the Greenville Lutheran Church, 2706 Greenville Rd., Salisbury, PA 15558, on Friday, April 28, 2023, from 12-2 p.m. Funeral services will follow in the church at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Tyler Graham officiating. Interment will be in the Greenville Cemetery.

Newman Funeral Home, Inc., 9168 Mason-Dixon Hwy., Salisbury, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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