Aug. 7, 1958 - Feb. 2, 2018
Bernadette "Bernie" Jaska, age 59, of Ross, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 in West. A Rosary will be recited 6 p.m., Tuesday, at Aderhold Funeral Home Chapel, with visitation to follow until 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m., Wednesday, February 7, at St. Mary's Catholic Church of the Assumption in West. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Bernadette was born August 7, 1958, in Waco, the daughter of Louis B. and Frances (Bezdek) Jaska. She attended Elm Mott Elementary School and was a 1979 graduate of Connally High School. Bernadette was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in West. She was also a member of the KJZT Society. Bernadette enjoyed playing baseball and loved her cats. She especially loved to play basketball and was well known for making incredible shots.
Bernadette was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Mary Frances Jaska; brother, Raymond Jaska; and brother-in-law, Larry Richards.
Survivors include brother, Pat Jaska; sisters, Barbara Langham and husband, Wayne, Fran Richards, and Helen Boyse and husband, Darren; sister-in-law, Theresa Jaska; nieces and nephews, Jennifer Cooper, Ray Jaska and wife, Amanda, John Jaska and wife, Jamie, Joe Jaska and wife, Becky, Annie Jaska, Abby Jaska, Nicholas Jaska, Alan Langhan, Laura Langham and husband, Israel Pantoja, Trevor Richards and wife, Tina, Vanessa Sharp and husband, Jeremy, and Alyssa Foitek; several great-nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary's School, Mobile Loaves and Fishes of Austin or the charity of your choice.
A memorial guest book can be found at www.aderholdfuneralhome.com.