Bernice Shier

Obituary of Bernice Shier

Bernice Shier, 91, of Jackson passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Seacrest Village Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Little Egg Harbor. She was born and raised in Newark, lived in Cranford for 52 years, and settled to Jackson in 2001. Agnes worked as a Nurse Receptionist for Dr. Chang Lee Surgeons Office in Cranford for over 20 years. She bowled for the West Lake Bowling League, enjoyed ballroom dancing, and playing Bingo. Agnes could often be found playing Bocce and bird watching. She had a passion for traveling but above all was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 57 years, Harold Shier. Agnes is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Beard and her husband, Kenneth of Aiken, South Carolina, Deborah Bedell and her husband, Joseph of Linwood, New Jersey, Nancy Carell and her husband, Donn of Barnaget, New Jersey and Donna Mayer and her husband, John Leonard of Forked River; six grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

All services are private and under the direction of the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. Entombment will take place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 225 Ridgedale Ave, East Hanover. For information or to leave condolence messages to the family, please visit

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