obit: Simon J. Bartos
Simon J. Bartos, passed away Nov. 11, 2012 in Houston, Texas. He was born to John Bartos Jr. and Annie Janik Bartos on October 28, 1934. He graduated from East Bernard High School in the Class of 1953. On November 10, 1956, he married Joyce Marie Macha of Hungerford, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in East Bernard. In August, 1957, they moved to Rosenberg.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joyce; his daughter, Sharon Kristynik and husband, Rick of Rosenberg; his son, Scott Bartos and wife, Susan, of New Braunfels; his grandsons, Kyle Kristynik and fiancee, Janice Pavlica of Bedford, TX, and Ryan Kristynik of Clear Lake, TX and special friend, Nicole Kitchens, and by his granddaughters, Samantha and Sarah Bartos of New Braunfels,TX. He is also survived by a sister, Elizabeth Barta and her husband, Jerome, of Liberty Hill, TX; nephews, Mark Barta of Houston, and Gary Barta of Round Rock, and by brother-in-law, Ernest Joe Macha of Hungerford as well as many cousins.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 .m. with a rosary at 7 p.m., Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg. Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the church with burial following at St. John's Cemetery in Hungerford.
Published in Houston Chronicle on November 14, 2012