July 7, 2012
Bernard Palencar, 86, of Swoyersville, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born January 21, 1926, he was a son of the late Andrew and Eva Palencar, Kingston.
Bernard graduated from Kingston High School in 1945. He was employed as a jeweler at Frank Clark's of Wilkes-Barre.
His hobbies included fishing, collecting antique cars and building model airplanes.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Palencar and brother, Andrew Palencar.
Surviving are his daughter, Marilyn Kester, Swoyersville; granddaughter, Marcella Kester, Swoyersville; sisters, Maryann Usaitis and husband, Robert, Kingston, Joan Siecko and husband, Joseph, Berwick; brothers, George Palencar and wife, Mary Paula, Stroudsburg, Lenny Palencar, Kingston; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Hughes Street, Swoyersville. Interment will be held on Monday at Lehman-Gregory Funeral Home, Church Street, Swoyersville. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.