Bernice L. Woods, 84 of Granite City passed from this life on Monday, June 27, 2011 at Granite Nursing & Rehabilitation. Bernice was born on January 29, 1927 in St. Louis to Lloyd & Eva (Craine) Maette. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Granite City and a switch board operator for many years at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis. She is survived by and will be missed by her son; Anthony & (Heather) Papp of Dumfries, VA; nephew; Bob Fetters of Moscow Mills, MO; niece, Linda Baker of Great Britain; grandchildren, Anthony & (Julie) Papp of San Antonio, TX, Tricia R. Papp of Atlanta, GA; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn & Katherine Papp of San Antonio, TX. She was preceded by her sister, Virginia D. Zuniga; nephew, Donnie Fetters and her parents. Friends may call on Monday, July 11, 2011 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2606 Washington Ave. in Granite City with Fr. Jeff Holtman officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Glen Carbon. Memorials are suggested to Holy Family Catholic Church.
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