Bernice Leona Lavalley, 85, of Racine, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018 at her residence. She was born on June 30, 1932 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Ernest and Emma (Foreman) Johnson.

Her children, Bernard Paul Lavalley, Jr. of Racine, Debra Lynn Howell of Racine and Stephen Craig Lavalley of New Haven, WV; grandchildren, Emily Babbitt and Stephen Cass Lavalley; great grandson, Liam Lavalley and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bernard Lavalley, Sr.; sister, Freda Cunningham; brother, Jerry Johnson.

Private funeral services are under the direction of the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home. Interment will be at Letart Falls Cemetery.

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