ALBIA — Bernard Raymond Scieszinski, 79, of Pella, formerly of Melrose, died March 31, 2014, at his home under the care of Hospice of Pella.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Albia; Fr. Michael E. Volkmer, C.PP.S. officiating and Fr. Jeff Belger co-officiating. Burial with military rites provided by Melrose, Albia and Lovilia American Legion will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Melrose.
Visitation will open at 11 a.m. Sunday at Tharp Funeral Home in Albia with Bernard’s family present throughout the day and evening until 8 p.m. A rosary will be led by St. Mary’s Altar and Rosary Society at 4 p.m., with a Christian Wake Service beginning at 6 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Pella Comfort House, Welcome Home Soldier Memorial or St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Albia.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.tharpfh.com.