Ocie H. Bernstein, age 90, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on September 13, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in 1931 in Paris, VA to the late Kenton and Pauline Holsinger. She attended Towson State University, various other colleges and universities, including University of Frankfurt, Maine and Lincoln, ultimately receiving her Master’s Degree. Ocie had various positions throughout her career: teaching and tutoring, research technician at Vitro Laboratories of America, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, Community Services Council of Delaware and the Family Court of Delaware. She was a member of the Great Books Councils of Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA, ACLU of Delaware, and Common Cause of Delaware.
Survived by her children Eric Lindh, his wife Nancy Jones and family, Amelia Reed, her fiancée John Collins of New Castle, grandson Kyle, Reed, his wife Jenn, and great granddaughter Isabella, sister Bonnie Dixon, her husband Robert of Woodsboro, MD, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Predeceased by her husband Barry, brother Kenton Holsinger, sister Peggy Lenhart.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Towson University, 8000 York Rd., Towson, MD; Elementary Workshop, 502 N. Pine St., Wilmington, DE; or Shelters for Abused Women & Children, c/o Child Inc., 507 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809.