Bernadine C. Rys

Birth: May 26th, 1935
Death: May 5th, 2018
Age: 82 years
Residence:Bay City

Bernadine Catherine Rys, age 82, passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon, May 12, 2018 at the St. Francis Home of Saginaw. The daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine (Krzyminski) Rys, she was born on May 26, 1935 in Bay City. She graduated from St. Stanislaus Kostka High School and Madonna College and received her Master’s Degree from Wayne State University. Bernadine was an elementary school teacher for many years in Detroit before moving back to Bay City. She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish – St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.

Bernadine is survived by a sister, Victoria Rys of Bay City; a sister-in-law, Margot Rys of Sterling; and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by five sisters, Mary Charlebois, Ann Herley, Pauline Leppi, Josephine Rys and Theresa Rys; and five brothers, Stanley, John, Michael, Thomas Jr. and Louis Rys.

It was Bernadine’s desire for cremation to take place. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the W.A. Trahan Funeral Chapel with Linda Studniarz presiding. Private inurnment will be at St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. For on-line sentiments:

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