Bernard Stephen Kranicka, of Quakertown, passed away Monday, March 15 in Phoebe Richland. He was 85. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Alphonse and Mary (David) Kranicka. His wife Jane (Pfaff) Kranicka, to whom he was married 35 years, died in 2019. He was also preceded in death by siblings Bernice Pinto, Pauline Flanagan, and Paul Kranicka. A graduate of St. Thomas More High School, Class of 1953, Bernie attended Pierce Junior College and earned a BS in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University. He taught mathematics and accounting in private schools during the 1960s before joining Matlack, Inc. as an accountant. From 1982 until his retirement he managed the finances of St. Patrick Church, Norristown. After retiring, he delivered auto parts and was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. Bernie is survived by a niece, Angie Pinto Kern (Jim) and great-niece Jessica Kern Jaworski. He is also survived by sister-in-law Marilyn Moll, nephew Thomas Moll (Christine), niece SueEllen Wingler (Nick), great-nephew Jonas Moll, and great-nieces Cora Moll and Abigail DeAmbrogio. A Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Isidore’s Catholic Church 2545 W. Pumping Station Rd. Quakertown, PA 18951. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are in the care of the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. (www.crstrunk.com) Quakertown. Interment will be at Christ Union Cemetery, Trumbauersville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Isidore’s Catholic Church 603 W. Broad St. Quakertown, PA 18951.
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St. Isidore's Catholic Church
603 West Broad Street, Quakertown PA 18951