Bernard Paul Yarko
Bernard Paul Yarko
  • October 10, 1934 - October 19, 2017
  • San Antonio, Texas

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Bernard Paul Yarko, age 83, passed away October 19, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on October 10, 1934 in Bakerton, Pennsylvania to John and Mary Yarko. Bernard, MSGT, retired from the United States Air Force after many years of dedicated and honorable service to his country. Bernard was a lover of music, dancing, hunting and gardening. He was very proud of the family he raised and up until he could no longer communicate would let us know how much he loved us all. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Patricia Yarko and his children, Suzanne and Danny Yarko. Bernard is survived by his daughters, Yvonne Lopez and husband Eddie, Mary Sawyer and husband Chris; daughter-in-law, Rose Yarko-Lazerri; grandchildren, John Yarko and wife Megan, Alyssa Lopez Jimenez, Megan Sawyer, Mark Yarko, Katie Lopez, Haley Sawyer; great-grandson, Danny Yarko; brothers, Harry Yarko of Millville PA, Thomas Yarko of Ocean View, MD, Richard Yarko of Carrolltown PA, and Robert Yarko of Nokesville, VA.; sisters, Dolores Kruger of Alexandria VA, Roselyn Sabella of Northern Cambria PA, Veronica McGinty of Alexandria VA. Visitation will be at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home on Bandera Road on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. A funeral service will be conducted at 8:00 A.M Monday, October 30, 2017 at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home with interment to follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with U.S. Air Force military honors.