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Rosa Bernhard Parise
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1893
Travis County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 1992
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

Obituary for Rosa Bernhard Parise, 98-year-old Parise was active, friendly Rosa Bernhard Parise loved to take the bus to Brown Bag Days in Travis Park. She went until she was 92, when she no longer could ride the bus by herself. She never drove a car. Parise died Monday of pheumonia during her first stay a [at the] hospital. She was 98. She had entered the hospital four days earlier. Born in Austin, she was the oldest of six children and attended school until the ninth grade. On May 1, 1915, she and Jack Parise were married in Austin. They moved to San Antonio in 1945. "My mother liked entertainment, going to parties, dancing and having lots of company," said daughter Marguerite Young of Poteet. "She enjoyed cooking big dinners and loved fried chicken. " She was famous for her banana cakes. Since her husband died in 1971, she had lived alone. For the last four years, she hired someone to cook and clean for her. "She was . . . friendly and was a big talker. My mother loved to go places and play games. She liked listening to the music at the Brown Bag Days. She took her lunch and met her friends there. " A picture of her sitting on a park bench was printed in the Express-News along with a friend of hers." Additional survivors are a son, Jack Parise of San Antonio; two other daughters, Josephine Benishek of Poteet and Beatrice Stecklein of San Antonio; a brother, Harry Bernhard of Austin; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services are set for at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Sunset Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. .
Family links: 
  Emil Bernhard (1858 - 1939)
  Selma Hedwig Kunze Bernhard (1869 - 1954)
  Jack L. Parise (1884 - 1971)*
  Josephine Parise Benishek (1916 - 2010)*
  Jack Parise (1926 - 2013)*
  Rosa Bernhard Parise (1893 - 1992)
  Prince Albert Bernhard (1899 - 1973)*
  Walter Emil Bernhard (1901 - 1974)*
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Memorial Park
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Created by: Judy Murphy
Record added: Jul 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54444154
Rosa <i>Bernhard</i> Parise
Added by: Judy Murphy
Rosa <i>Bernhard</i> Parise
Added by: Judy Murphy
Rosa <i>Bernhard</i> Parise
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