October 21, 1941 - April 15, 2021
Brenda Jean Bergwitz, 79, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 at the Linda E. White Hospice House surrounded by family. Brenda was born October 21, 1941 in Cameo, West Virginia to the late Forrest Hatfield, Sr. and Lucille (Swafford) Clark. She retired from Welborn Baptist Hospital where she worked as a rehabilitation technician. Brenda was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps; was a member of and served as chaplain for the Navy Mother’s and American Legion Funkhouser Post #8; volunteered with Right to Life and the local Republican party and was also a member of the 2nd Amendment Patriots. Brenda was a former member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Vanderburgh County and currently a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Surviving Brenda are her daughter, Tina Bergwitz; sons, John Bergwitz, Greg Bergwitz and Nick (Geniel) Bergwitz; one sister, Linda Strevel and brothers, Forrest Hatfield, Jr, Alan Hatfield, Ricky Hatfield, David Hatfield, Kevin Hatfield, Robert Clark, Freeman Clark, Henry Clark, Willie Clark and Albert Nieves. Also surviving are grandchildren, Summer and Kaylyn Bergwitz, Jeremy Bergwitz, Brooke Bergwitz, Alicia Bergwitz, Britney (Ryan) Aguon, Kristin (Scott Ibey) Bergwitz, Rose Ann Bergwitz and Elijah Nicholas Bergwitz; a great grandson, Isaiah, Greg’s bird, Messy Marvin and her favorite granddog, BooBoo. In addition to her parents, Brenda was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, John Bergwitz in 2015; by her son, Charlie Bergwitz in 1992; by two brothers, Larry and Bucky Hatfield; by her stepmother, Nellie Hatfield and stepfather, Luther Clark. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rev. Jason Gries officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, where the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club will conduct military rites. Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 until 8:00 PM on Wednesday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street and from 9:30 AM until service time on Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2701 W. Franklin Street. Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Brenda Jean Bergwitz, 79, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 at the Linda E. White Hospice House surrounded by family. Brenda was born October 21, 1941 in Cameo, West Virginia to the late Forrest Hatfield, Sr. and Lucille (Swafford)... View Obituary & Service Information
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