Bernice Kianese

Obituary of Bernice Kianese

Mrs. Bernice Kianese, age 91, passed away on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at Foothills Acres Nursing Home in Hillsborough. She was born in the Atlantic Highlands and was a longtime North Plainfield resident.

She graduated from Shippensburg University and received her Master’s in Education from Columbia University.

Mrs. Kianese taught for the Taylor Business Institute in Plainfield and the Wardlaw Hartridge School in Edison.

She loved playing bridge, traveling and cruises but most of all she loved being with her family and especially her grandchildren.

Mrs. Kianese is predeceased by her husband, Francis Kianese in 2003.

Surviving are her daughters, Linda Pelin and her husband John and Diane Romeo, her brother, Rollis Bock, her four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A service will be held on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at 11:00 am at Somerset Hills Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Cooley’s Anemia (Thalassemia) [Link]

Arrangements are under the direction of Higgins Home for Funerals, Watchung, NJ.

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