Bernita Marie (Weaver) Pritchett, 66, of Evansville, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011 at St. Mary's MedicalCenter after a 9 1/2 year battle with liver cancer.
Bernita was born Oct. 12, 1945 in Evansville to the late Paul and Marie (Heerdink)
Bernita graduated from HaubstadtHigh
1963 and went on to work at EVSC for 29 years and spent 20 of those years at EvansMiddle School. She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic
Church. She loved sports, especially high school basketball, but her greatest
joy was her children and grandchildren and caring for her home.
Bernita is survived by her husband of 47 years, Steve
Pritchett of Evansville; daughter and best friend, Paula (Alvey)
Albin of Evansville; son, Jeff (Amy) Pritchett of
Evansville; sister, Mary Sue (Richard) Weber of Haubstadt; brother, Paul
(Martha) Weaver of Princeton; grandchildren, Jacob, Lukas, and Noah Albin, Emma and Steven Pritchett; and several nieces and
She was preceded in death by
her parents; and a sister, Rosalia Weaver.
A Mass of Christian burial
will be at a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 at Browning
Funeral Home, 738
Diamond Ave.Evansville, IN. 47711 and continued at at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 211 N. Vine St. in Haubstadt, IN47639 with Father Tony Ernst and Deacon Charlie Koressel as the celebrants. Burial will follow in
Sts. Peter and PaulCemetery.
Friends may visit from Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at Browning Funeral Home with a Rosary service at and visitation will be from until service time on Thursday at the funeral home.
The family would like to
thank Pam and Jack Diehl, Dr. Ahmed and Deaconess Clinic Staff, Cleveland
Clinic, Dr. Abraham Levitin and Grace Cheetah for the
kind and gracious care they have given Bernita.