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Bernice M. Carter

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Bernice M. Carter Obituary
Bernice M. Carter

Bernice M. Carter (nee Jakovich), age 98, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Bernice is survived by her loving son, Walter (Maria) Carter; grandchildren, Amanda (Mathew) Anderson and Jessica Carter; great-grandchildren, Emma and Carter Anderson; one sister, Agnes (the late Fred) Horvat; two sisters-in-law, Vida (the late Raymond) and Mary (the later Robert) Jakovich. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded in death by her husband, Walter A. Carter; parents, John and Mary (nee Musich) Jakovich; one sister, Marie Jakovich; five brothers, Jerome (Marian), John (Alice), Raymond, Robert Jakovich and Joseph in infancy.

Bernice was a lifelong resident of Joliet, and was a faithful parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Joliet. She was a member of the St. Joseph Altar and Rosary Society, St. Joseph Medical Mission and Will County Senior Citizens. Bernice was a beautician for all of her life, working at Goldblatt's in Joliet, and continuing to practice out of her home. Bernice will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

A celebration of Bernice's life will begin on Saturday, July 26, 2014, with a visitation at Tezak Funeral Home, 1211 Plainfield Road, Joliet from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. then driving in procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Joliet, for a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 11:00 a.m. Entombment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville.

Obituary and Tribute Wall for Bernice M. Carter at www.tezakfuneralhome.com or for information, 815-722-0524. Arrangements entrusted to:
Published in The Herald-News on July 25, 2014
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