Bernadine Gabrysh Zaikoski

WILKES-BARRE — Bernadine Gabrysh Zaikoski, 78, formerly of West Maple Street, Wilkes-Barre, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born Oct. 22, 1935, in Ashley, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Julia Gabrysh.

Bernadine was a graduate of Ashley High School and dedicated most of her life to the care of her family.

She will be greatly missed by her husband, Leonard J. Zaikoski; son, Leonard P., and his wife, Regina, and their son, Alex Zaikoski, Harrisburg; sisters, Ann Rice, Eleanor Vehosky, Patricia Monte and Dolly Sikora; brother, Thomas Gabrysh; nieces, nephews; other family and friends.

Celebration of Bernadine's Life will begin with visitation at 9 a.m. Monday at Saint Luke's Villa, 80 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre, with funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Saint Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township.

McLaughlin's – The Family Funeral Service is assisting Bernadine's family with arrangements.

Permanent messages and memories can be shared with Bernadine's family at

Funeral Home

McLaughlin's - The Family Funeral Service
142 South Washington Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 823-4567

Published in Times Leader from Apr. 11 to Apr. 12, 2014