BERNIECE C. BEARMAN, 88, of New Haven, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at her home. Born in Poe, Ind., Berniece will be remember ed as a loving wife, mother, grandma, and friend who loved to serve her family as a homemaker. Surviving are her sons, Brad (Caroline) Bearman of Fishers, Ind. and Philip Bearman of Fort Wayne; daughters, Emily (Tim) Ware and Beth (Gary) Kantz, both of New Haven; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Bearman; son, Greg Bearman; parents, Martin and Sophie Ostermeyer; brothers, Norman Ostermeyer, Arnold Ostermeyer and Marvin Ostermeyer; and sister, Linda Buuck. Service is 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the funeral home. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Parkview Hospice. To sign the online guestbook, visit

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