Obituary: Bernard Kopecky
- Houston Chronicle Online, 6/2/02:
Death Notices Bernard Vincent Kopecky View/Sign Guest Book BERNARD VINCENT KOPECKY,83, of Houston, Texas passed away Thursday May 30, 2002. He was born August 3, 1918 in Tarver, a small community of fifteen or twenty people east of East Bernard, Texas in Fort Bend County. He was the son of Rudolph and Alzbeth Kodytek Kopecky of East Bernard, Texas. Ben was in theUnited States Air Force during WWII and retired as a Master Sergeant with twenty years experience. He married Viola Kopecky and lived in Wales, Massachusetts. He is survived by his son, Bernard Vincent Kopecky, Jr. and wife Jodi and children Hope and Bernard Vincent Kopecky III and daughter Deborah Loranger of Springfield, Massachusetts; brother, John Kopecky; sisters, Betty Arnold, Agnes Watson all of Houston, Rose Backwell of Vancouver, Washington and Helen Owens of Spring, Texas, and numerous other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Houston Hospice (713) 468-2441. Visitation will be Sunday, June 2, 2002 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. in the chapel of Corl's Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Monday, June 3, 2002 at 11:30 A.M. AT Houston National Cemetery.