Bernice “Bernie” C. Van Apeldoorn
Greece: Monday, October 25, 2021 at age 95 went home to be with her husband Henry “Hank” VanApeldoorn; son, Robert VanApeldoorn; siblings, Carl Claus, Edie McElligott and Marie Roth; sister-in-law, Joanne Claus. She is survived by her children, Bruce (Nancy) VanApeldoorn, Henry “Hank” (Susan) VanApeldoorn and Ellen (Jeff) Gillmor; grandchildren, Bruce Jr. (Misty), Brian (Elizabeth), Jonathan VanApeldoorn, Nicholas VanApeldoorn Julie (Doug) Bell, Jennifer (Frank) Lane, Robyn (Carlos Martinez) Gilmore; many great-grandchildren; siblings, Raymond “Skip” Claus, Joanne Fleig, William (Marie) Claus and Cathy Sippel; dear friends.
Bernie was a Greece school bus driver for 25 years. She had a love for music and played the flute with the New Horizons Band. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family.
Bernie’s visitation will be held Thursday, October28th 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Service will be held Friday, October 29th at 9:00 AM in the Chapel of the Funeral Home. Private Interment, Falls Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. John’s Home 150 Highland Avenue Rochester, NY 14620 in her memory. For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit www.meesonfamily.com