Bernadine "Bernice" T. Kopka, 91, of West Pittston, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Plymouth, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Pauline Ziolkowski Jubinski. She was a graduate of Plymouth High School. Prior to retirement, she was employed as a dietary aide at the Hampton House, Wilkes-Barre.
Bernice was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She was cherished by her family and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the entire staff at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Wilkes-Barre, for their kind and compassionate care given to Bernice.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Dietz; and her beloved fur baby, Pumpkin.
Surviving is her son, Joseph Kopka and his companion, Mary Pat Duffy, Pittston; grandson, Benjamin Kopka and his companion, Erin Williams, Shavertown; brother, Bernard Jubinski and wife, Edna, Bloomsburg; two nephews, Jake Shiko; and Michael Jubinski; and niece, Sherry Dietz.
The funeral will private at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Baloga Funeral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston (Port Griffith).
To send a condolence, please visit www.balogafuneralhome.com.