|Death: ||Feb. 12, 2006|
Funeral Mass was held Feb. 15 at the Dominican Sisters Motherhouse Chapel in Fremont for Dominican Sister Bernice Sherlock, 96, who died Feb. 12.
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Sister Sherlock was a Dominican Sister for 78 years. Locally, she taught at Sacred Heart, St. Michael, St. Ignatius and Santa Teresita elementary schools as well as Sacred Heart and St. Michael high schools in Los Angeles. She also taught at St. Catherine Military School in Anaheim, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in La Caņada/Flintridge and Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Santa Barbara.
In addition, Sister Sherlock was supervisor of the art program for Dominican Sisters' schools for several years. Survivors include a brother, Donald Sherlock, and a sister, Rita Harth. Memorial donations may be made to the Dominican Sisters Retirement Fund or the Mother Pia Backes Education Fund, 43326 Mission Blvd., CA 94539, or the Vision of Hope Fund, 1555 34th Ave., Oakland, CA 94601.
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