Bernadine Marie Waltz, 82, of Mansfield, Pa., died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, Pa. Bernadine was born Feb. 28, 1930, in Morris Run, Pa., a daughter of Joseph and Cecelia (Pawlak) Pecynski. She was the wife of Warren Edward Waltz for 64 years. Bernadine was a member of Holy Child Catholic Church in Mansfield, Pa. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, milking cows, assisting her husband on their dairy farm and was their farm accountant.
Bernadine is survived by her husband, Warren; a son and daughter-in-law, Ernest and JanElla M. Waltz of Mansfield, Pa.; a daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and James Peel of Aliquippa, Pa.; two grandchildren, Ernest Jr. and Joshua Edward Burt; three great-grandchildren, William Warren Waltz, Reba Marie Waltz and Kellie Mae Waltz; a brother, Casimer Pecynski of Florida; a sister, Charlotte Martin of Muncy, Pa. She was predeceased by a grandson, Jonathan Burt on March 3, 2007, a granddaughter, Cynthia Carolyn Waltz on June 18, 1976, and 11 siblings.
Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, Pa. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Holy Child Catholic Church, Mansfield, Pa., with Rev. Jacek J. Bialkowski as celebrant. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Mansfield, Pa. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com