WEST PALM BEACH, FL —
Bernadette Slayne Dusinberre, of West Palm Beach, FL, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 20, 2014 at her home under the care of Hospice. She was surrounded by family and loving caretakers. Bernadette was born on February 24, 1926 in Jersey City, NJ. She was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary Catherine (Doonan) Slayne.
Bernadette moved to Lockport, NY when she married the late Dr. Rodney H. Dusinberre in 1958. Before that time, she lived in New York City and worked at WPIX as a secretary and later promoted to weather girl. Bernadette loved the seashore and warm weather, and made Florida her home in 2003.
Mother of Michelle "Liza" Lyon (John) of North Port, FL, Laura Van Landuyt of Austin, TX, Catherine Randall (James) of Lockport, NY, Peter Dusinberre (Tracey) of Boynton Beach, FL, Ann Lieberman (Lawrence) of East Setauket, NY, Rodney Dusinberre of Boynton Beach, FL; and Bernadette Farr (Michael) Lockport NY. Stepmother of Sandra Foltz (Kevin) of Lockport, NY and Adrienne Romano (Michael) of Rochester, NY. Grandmother of Bryn Lyon, Abigail Lyon, Aidan Lyon, Usha Bilotta, Quinn Van Landuyt, Cole Van Landuyt, Ethan Randall, Caroline Randall, Caitlin Dusinberre, Abigail Dusinberre, Elisabeth Dusinberre, Rhea Lieberman, Max Lieberman, Ali Grace Dusinberre, Raymond Dusinberre, and Catherine Rosselli. Great-grandmother to Silas Bilotta and Avalynn Randall. Predeceased by a brother, Richard Slayne; and sister, Catherine Fullem. Bernadette lived the last five years of her life at Avery Cottage where she will be missed by the caring staff.
A gathering in her memory is being planned. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue West Palm Beach, FL 33407 (877-494-6890) www.hpbcf.org.
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