Bernice Jean McDermott died on December 2, 2014 at the Defiance Area Inpatient Care Center in Defiance, Ohio. She was born and raised in Lenawee county Michigan and lived most of her life in northwest Ohio. She moved to Tennessee for an early retirement before moving back to West Unity to retire. Jean as she was called, liked to go camping and enjoyed spending time at Devils Lake, she loved traveling on vacations including a lot of activities in upper MI with snowmobiles and dirt bikes. Her favorite place was Mackinaw Bridge. On August 31, 1984 she married John McDermott and he survives.
Surviving besides her husband John “Mack” McDermott are 4 children, Nick Dann, Westerville Ohio, Chris Ohlinger, (Brenda) Berkey, Ohio, Carrie Strouse, (Randy) West Unity, and Lori Southworth (Duane) Reading, Michigan, 2 step children, Josie McDermott, Wauseon, Ohio, Jaret McDermott (Kelly), Pettisville, Ohio, 9 grandchildren, 8 step grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. Jean’s sisters are Penny Wingate (Chris), Osseo, Michigan, and Bonnie Sines, Eustis, FL . Her father Clarence Sines survives in Eustis, Florida. She was proceeded in death by her mother Jean Sines in 2011 and sister Joni Sines Maly in 2008.
Friends may call at the First Christian Church in Wauseon on Sunday December 14, 2014 from 3:00-5:00pm.A Memorial service will follow at 5:00pm. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.GrisierFH.com. The Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon has been entrusted with arrangements.