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Bernard J. Kristynik
  • Memorial donations in memory of Bernard may be made to
  • Garwood Volunteer Fire Dept.
    PO Box 131
    Garwood, TX 77442
  • Memorial donations in memory of Bernard may be made to
  • St. Mary's Church
    1261 Old Nada Rd.
    Nada, TX 77460

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“Rick, I am very sorry for your lose. Your family has had a lot to deal with in the last few months. Many prayers are said for all of you. ...Read More »
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“Dear Rick & Sharon & Family, We are so sorry for you loss. May Bernard rest in peace, and may the Lord Jesus hold each of you close to his Sacred...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Liz & Jerome Barta - Liberty Hill, TX

“Rick and Sharon, we are so saddened by your loss. Please know our prayers are with you and your family. We will be here for you in the days and...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Mark and Tracy Chapman - TX

“Our deepest sympathy go out to you Rick & Sharon and all your family. Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: James & Annette Hlavinka - TX

“we will deeply miss you Uncle Ben. You have such a wonderful place in our hearts. I know you will miss coming to the farm and riding in your...Read More »
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Bernard J. Kristynik, 85 of Garwood, passed away February 13, 2014. He was born on September 6, 1928 in Komensky, Texas to Joseph and Martha Filip Kristynik. Bernard served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the Nada Knights of Columbus, KJT, Garwood Volunteer Fire Department and Nocturnal Adoration.

He is survived by his wife Janie Kana Kristynik, sons Alan Kristynik and wife Lisa of Victoria, Rick Kristynik and wife Sharon of Rosenberg, grandchildren Hilary Kristynik, Hannah Kristynik, Kyle Kristynik and wife Janice, Ryan Kristynik and special friend Nicole Kitchens, sister Dorothy Olsovsky and husband Albert of Moravia, brothers Leon Kristynik and wife Hattie Jane of Wharton and Eugene Kristynik and wife Willie Mae of Dubina.

Bernard was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Joshua Alyn Kristynik.

Visitation will begin at 3 pm on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Nada. A Rosary will be held at 4 pm by the Knights of Columbus and KJT. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am on Monday, February 17, 2014 at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Reverend Greg Korenek officiating. Graveside services will be at 3 pm at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Hostyn, Texas.

Pallbearers are Jesse Kallina, Stanley Kristynik, Scott Brossmann, Darren Redding, Alan Kristynik, Rick Kristynik, Kyle Kristynik, and Ryan Kristynik. Honorary pallbearers are Scott Bartos, Neil Stevens, James Brossmann, Tony Brown and Steven Kana.

Memorial donations in memory of Bernard may be made to the Garwood Volunteer Fire Department or St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Memories and condolences may be left for the family online at

Triska Funeral Home 979-543-3681