WARREN – Bernice “Bernie” Kubinski, 84, passed away at 5:05 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in the Hospice House in Poland after suffering a stroke at home.
Bernie was born on May 10, 1929, in Warren, the daughter of the late John and Catherine Czechowski Senkowitz and was a lifetime area resident.
A 1946 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, Bernie retired in 1991 from Delphi Packard Electric after 38 years of service. After retiring, Bernie enjoyed keeping in touch with her close friends from work by gathering for lunch every month.
Bernie was of the Catholic faith and was a longtime and active member of Blessed John Paul II Parish (St. Joseph Catholic Church) on North Street in Warren.
She was very proud of her Polish heritage, and enjoyed polka music and polka and ballroom dancing. Bernie enjoyed the time that she spent at her campsite at the SNPJ Campsite in Enon Valley, Pa. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.
Bernie was also a member of the SNPJ Lodge in Enon Valley, Pa.
Bernie was married on Feb. 4, 1989, to Edward H. Kubinski, and they were married for 16 years until his passing on Oct. 4, 2005.
Bernie is survived by her brother, Richard A. (Joann) Senkowitz of Champion; two brothers-in-law, Stanley Kubinski of Mecca and Joseph Kubinski of Warren; and by several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, Bernie was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Ronald Senkowitz; and a sister, Mildred Bobbey.
Calling hours will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home.
Services will begin on Wednesday morning with closing prayers to be recited at 9:20 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian burial to be offered at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Christopher Henyk officiating in Blessed John Paul II Parish on North Street in Warren.
Burial will follow next to her husband, Ed, in St. Joseph Cemetery in Champion.
Caring and professional arrangements are under the direction of the Sinchak & Sons Funeral Home in Warren.
Friends may visit www.sinchakandsons.com to view this tribute and share condolences to the Kubinski family.