Iris M. Bernhard

Iris M. (Kepner) Bernhard, 89, of Douglassville, PA passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Manatawny Manor. She was the wife of the late Linwood S. Bernhard, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage.


Born in Pottstown, PA on December 27, 1928, Iris was the daughter of the late Theodore and Dorothy (Wentzel) Kepner.


She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Pottstown, PA where she attended over 10 years.


She is survived by one daughter, Linda, wife of Thomas Psomas Jr.; three grandchildren, Mark, Laura, and Carrianne; and seven great-grandchildren.


She was predeceased by two siblings, Robert Kepner and Jean Ann Deputy.


A viewing will take place on Monday, March 19, 2018 from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at Mt. Zion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Iris’s memory to Samaritan’s Purse, one of the late Billy Graham’s favorite charitable organizations. Donations may be mailed to PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. Online condolences may be made to the family at