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Sieglinde (Siggi) S. Berns (nee Fischer)

July 6, 1945 - July 14, 2020

All services private. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In memory of Siggi, contributions to Our Lady of Lourdes (21281 Chardon Road, Euclid OH 44117) or The Lantern Center for Recovery (12160 Triskett Road, Cleveland OH 44111) would be greatly appreciated.  See full notice for details.

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SIEGLINDE  S. BERNS (nee Fischer, known as “Siggi”), age 75, of Moreland Hills, passed away July 14, 2020. Beloved wife of Maurice Sr. for 50 years; loving mother of Maurice (Agnes) and Brendon; dearest grandmother of Maxence and Anais. She is survived by her three sisters – Hedwig, Maria, Helga – and brother Karl-Heinz, all residing in Germany; and has now joined her late brother Walter in a place of peace. Along with her husband Maurice, Siggi was a devoted and long-standing member of St. Joan of Arc Parish, where Siggi taught PSR for more than 30 years. She was also known for her deep dedication to the 12 step recovery community. Siggi worked for many years side-by-side with Maurice in their family businesses, with a commitment, passion and energy that tremendously impressed all around her, right up until her last days. Siggi enjoyed travelling the world, and when home, working in the garden.  Due to COVID-19, all arrangements and services will be private. A celebration of life will be held at a later date, when all can safely gather and share fond memories of Siggi. In memory of Siggi, contributions to Our Lady of Lourdes (21281 Chardon Road, Euclid OH 44117) or The Lantern Center for Recovery (12160 Triskett Road, Cleveland OH 44111) would be greatly appreciated.  (St. John Funeral Home of Bainbridge Twp.,440-708-1855).