OIL CITY -- Bernice L. Kresinski, formerly of 319 Jefferson St., Oil City, passed away at 11:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Golden Living Center, Oil City, after a period of declining health. She was 95.
Born April 10, 1917, in Oil City, Pa., Mrs. Kresinski was a daughter of John and Eleanor Timler Warcholic.
She attended Assumption BVM Grade School and Oil City High School.
Working for a few years as a waitress at Chacona’s Restaurant in Oil City, she was mainly a homemaker, and a lifelong member of Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Oil City.
She enjoyed being a member of the Golden Agers of the Assumption and the Rosary Society. She was also a life member of both the Pulaski and the PNA (Polish National Alliance).
Mrs. Kresinski volunteered in the kitchen at Venango Catholic (Christian) High School for 12 years.
Her hobbies were bingo and travel. She visited five continents.
Bernice was married on April 25, 1943, in the Assumption BVM Church to Aloysius J. “Luke” Kresinski, who preceded her in death in 1988.
She is survived by three children, the Rev. Daniel J. Kresinski, pastor of St. Anthony’s of Padua Church in Sharon, and St. Adalbert’s Church, Farrell; Theodore J. and Toni Kresinski, Oil City; and Theresa Ann and Steve Pallardy, Lexington, Ky.; three grandsons, Kristofer and Jodiann Kresinski; Kevin and Lauren Kresinski; and Benjamin Pallardy; and three great-grandchildren, Ethan Kresinski, Jorja Kresinski and Jenna Dobiak.
Other survivors include a sister, Helen Peterson, Meadville; two sisters-in-law, Winifred Kresinski, Oil City; and Susan Warcholic, Bridgeville; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, she was preceded by her parents; a son, Timothy Kresinski, in 1952; sisters, Ada Ford, Mary Wiltanger and Jane Warcholic; three brothers, Stanley, Joseph and Frank Warcholic; and six infant siblings.
Memorials may be made to the Assumption BVM Church, 7 Pulaski St., Oil City, PA 16301.
Mrs. Aloysius J. “Luke” (Bernice L.), 95, formerly of 319 Jefferson St., Oil City.
Calling hours: Family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday (1-31-13) in REINSEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 116 Bissell Ave., Oil City. Online condolences may be sent at www.reinselfuneralhome.com
Service: Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Friday (2-1-13) in Assumption BVM Church, Oil City, the Rev. Daniel J. Kresinski, as the main celebrant, and the Rev. Justin P. Pino, as concelebrant.
Interment: Will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Oil City.
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