Bernice M. Pilisek, 89, retired Motorola employee

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Bernice M. Pilisek (nee Zajicek), 89, of St. Charles and formerly of North Riverside, died April 1, 2014 in St. Charles.

Ms. Pilisek was born in Chicago on March 10, 1925. For many years, she worked as an inspector for Motorola prior to retirement.

She was the wife of Theodore L. Pilisek; the mother of Diane (James) Gibbons and Renee (Gary) Witthoff; the grandmother of Michelle, Valerie, David, Nicole and Shawn; the great-grandmother of Charlotte; the sister of the late Charles (late Lilly) Zajicek; and the aunt of Chuckie, Bonnie, Charmaine and Beverly.

Funeral services have been held. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park.

Memorial contributions are appreciated to helping Paws Animal Shelter, 2500 Harding Lane, Woodstock, Ill. 60095 or

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

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