November 12, 2019


Mitzie Campbell Bernson, of Dallas, died Tuesday morning, November 12, 2019.


Born in Beverly Shores, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ferne Campbell and was a graduate of Goddard University, Plainfield, VT, where she earned her Masters Degree. Having an excellent bedside manor, she was loved by her patients at Hackensack University Medical Center, where she was a Registered Nurse and Family Therapist. She and her husband had a flourishing private family therapist practice and touched many people.

Throughout her life, Mitzie was very active in Social Justice, including the Civil Rights Movement, CORE and United Farm Workers.  She participated in the Selma March.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved daughter, Sharon Laurel Bernson and siblings, Phyllis and Robert.


She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be deeply missed by her husband of almost 66 years, Dr. Lionel A. Bernson; children, David Bernson and his wife, Karen of Bolder, CO; Larry Bernson and his wife, Patty of Florida; Miriam Iris Bernson of Dallas; Marc Bernson and his wife, Jessica of Seattle, WA; Michelle Price of Easton, PA; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


Graveside funeral service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019, at 12:30 pm in Cedar Park and Beth El Cemetery, 735 Forest Ave., Paramus NJ.


Shiva will be held Sunday, November 17, 2019, at Yalick Farms, 46 Old Farm Lane, Dallas, PA.


Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, 348 S. River St. Wilkes-Barre.

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