Bernadette Jeanne Grunstra

June 17, 1956August 1, 2022
Obituary of Bernadette Jeanne Grunstra


Cotten Funeral Home

August 1, 2022 Bernadette left this world with dignity, and grace, not able to survive the rare cancer that she was diagnosed with in May. She is predeceased by her son Hans Pabst, her mother and father Evelyn and Charles Marks, sister Evelyn Lee Gagliardo, and brother William Marks. She was an amazing wife to the love of her life Robert Grunstra of 42 years. Loving sister to Charles J. Marks (Angie), Sidney Australia, Kevin Marks (Kim) Billings, Montana, Brian Marks (Amy) Boonton , NJ, Tim Marks, Towaco, NJ, Patricia Griffin, and Karin Marks, both New Bern, NC. She is also survived by her Sister in-law to Donnie and Barb Grunstra and daughter in-law to Joan Grunstra all of NJ, and she was also a loving and caring aunt to her nieces and nephews. Bernadette was a long-time member of the Brices Creek Bible Church with Pastor Barry Teague, and Pastor Jud Howry. Her faith never wavered from the Son of God. Her memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Brices Creek Bible Church. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Grunstra family.

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