Bernadette R. Christian (nee Pajdo), 67, of Riverside, died Dec. 6, 2012 at Hinsdale Hospital.

Ms. Christian was born Oct.13, 1945 in Oakland, Calif. She was the wife of the late George A. Christian; the sister of Constance (Theodore) Makowski, Mark Padjo and the late Joseph Pajdo; and the aunt, cousin and friend of many.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Mary Church in Riverside, followed by interment at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.

Memorial donations are appreciated to a favorite charity.

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.