Bernice Rasey

May 4, 2022

Bernice Ellen Rasey, age 87, of Marysville, died Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at Monarch Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a retired associate of General Telephone and Electronics in Marion where she worked as a data processor. As a former resident of South Carolina, she worked in the tobacco industry. A “farm girl at heart,” she was raised in Wyandot County on the family farm. Throughout her life, she was deeply involved in her church – Forest Lawn Presbyterian Church in Marion, Ohio, John Calvin Presbyterian Church in Florence, South Carolina and Trinity Lutheran Church in Marysville. Above all, she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was born February 3, 1935 in Harpster, Ohio to the late Raymond and Dorothy Wise Patchet. She was also preceded in death in 2006 by her husband, Cecil Frederick Rasey; her sister, Alice Merchant; and a brother-in-law, Robert Cheney. She is survived by two daughters, Regina (Steve) Cook of Marysville and Rhonda (Wilbur D. Hancock) Pritchard of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina; her grandchildren, Jason (Maria) Cook, Josh (Peggy) Cook, Greg (Tiffany) House and Kelli (Cory) James; her great-grandchildren, Catherine, Gabriel, Ashley, Philip, Parker, Xander, Amelia, Lincoln and Garrett; two great-great-grandchildren, Finley and Bellamy; her sister, Melva Cheney of Richwood; and nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Underwood Funeral Home is assisting the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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