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Bernice Redbird Morizzo

June 20, 1940 - March 5, 2020

Service Date: March 21, 2020

The Memorial service has been postponed and will be rescheduled.

Memorial contributions in Bernice’s name may be made to Allied
Services Foundation, 100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit Pa.
18411; or The Sand Hill Indians, c/o The New Jersey Indian Office,
PO Box 1005, Denville, NJ 07834.

Bernice Morizzo, “Redbird” 79 of Lake Ariel, died Thursday morning,
March 5th at her home.

Born in Paterson NJ, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Sarah
Johnson Cole. She was a beautician and owner of B’s Hair House in
New Port Richey, FL. She also was co-owner of the Highland Fling Gift
shop in Cornwall, NY.

Bernice is a member of the Sand Hill Indian Tribe of New Jersey and
once served as the tribal registrar. She cherished time spent with her
children and grandchildren as well as her extended tribal family. Bernice
was a member of the WLE Women’s Club, the WLE High Steppers
Dance Club, The Sunshine Girls and the Singles Club of Wayne County.
She enjoyed time spent with her friends in the WLE Community.

Surviving are three daughters Rhonda Hoffman and her husband
Edward; JoAnne Crisante; Laura Rose and her husband Lee; three
stepsons Nick Morizzo; Christopher Morizzo and Daniel Morizzo;
stepdaughter Angela Szajko. Grandchildren Tara Gentile, whom was
raised as a daughter and her husband Dennis, Shannon Tracy, Kelleigh
Tracy, Devon Weisman, Alex Rose, Rylee Rose, Zach Rose, Ben Rose,
Christine Serviss, Kelly Hoffman, several great grandchildren, and
nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother Paul Cole.

The family would Like to thank Allied Services Hospice for the outstanding
care by all. A special thank you to Barbara Schlasta, mom’s nurse, for
her compassion and the care she gave mom throughout the entire
journey. Mom loved her and Barbara will always hold a special place in
the hearts of our family.

The memorial service has been postponed and will be rescheduled.

Memorial contributions in Bernice’s name may be made to Allied
Services Foundation, 100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit Pa.
18411; or The Sand Hill Indians, c/o The New Jersey Indian Office,
PO Box 1005, Denville, NJ 07834.

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