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Bernice M (Suttmiller) Diehl

January 16, 1930 — January 9, 2019

Bernice M. Diehl, 88, Vassar Drive, Edwardsville, IL, formerly of Manns Choice died at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Liberty Village, Maryville, IL.

Mrs. Diehl was born in Lorain Borough, Cambria County,PA on January 16, 1930, daughter of the late Cletus D. and Bernadine (Imgrund) Suttmiller.

On March 29, 1952 Bernice married Stanley "Pee Wee" Diehl. He preceded her in death on December 7, 1995.

She is survived by  Daughter- Deniece A. wife of  Karl Bogle, Edwardsville, IL; Grandson- Matthew T. Bogle, Greenville, SC; Granddaughter-  Beth (Bogle) Van Beek, Greenville, SC; Great-Granddaughter Makinley; Great-Granddaughter Elliece; Great-Granddaughter Audrey; Great-Granddaughter Vivienne; Brother- Donald Suttmiller, Everett; Brother- John Suttmiller, Enid, OK; Brother- Cyril Suttmiller, Enid, OK; Sister- Madeline Fochtman, New Baltimore; Sister- Emma Steach, Everett. Bernice is preceded in death by a son- Terry Diehl and a Sister Frances "Toni" Hillegass.

Bernice worked as a Waitress at Landmark Restaurant, Bedford.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Baltimore.

Friends will be received on Monday, January 14, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg where a Vigil for the deceased will be held.

A Funeral Mass will be held  at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Baltimore at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, January 15th, with Father Mark Pattock- Celebrant officiating.

Committal at St. Johns Cemetery, New Baltimore.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Bernice M. Diehl to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231.

Online condolences may be made a

Arrangements entrusted to Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, January 14, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Geisel-Styer Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc.

, Schellsburg, PA 15559

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Funeral Mass

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

101 Findley Street, New Baltimore, PA 15553

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