Rev. Bernard P. Shulik

February 7, 1948 ~ August 8, 2012 (age 64)

Rev. Bernard P. Shulik, 64, of St. John Vianney Manor, Pittsburgh, originally from Butler, died Wednesday morning, August 8, 2012, at the Vincentian Home in North Hills. He was a Roman Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Pittsburgh for 38 years. He was a graduate Our Lady of Lourdes High School and Seminary in Cassadaga, NY; Duquesne University and St. Mary University in Baltimore, MD. He was ordained St. Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh by Bishop Vincent M. Leonard on May 4, 1974. He had served as Pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Clairton, as Education Chaplain at Bishop Boyle High School; as Pastor of St. Clare of Assisi Parish, Clairton and then St. Anthony Parish, in Monongahela and his final appointment was as Chaplain for the Felician Sisters Motherhouse in Coraopolis. He was born In Butler on February 7, 1948, a son of the late William P. and Margaret Zavacky Shulik. Father Bernie was an avid snow skier, who had traveled the United States and Europe to ski. He enjoyed music and playing the piano, and had owned 2 St. Bernard dogs throughout the years and had great affection for them. He is survived by two brothers and their spouses, William and Karen Shulik in Bridgeville and David and Mary Shulik of Clark, PA; also two nephews; three nieces; three great-nephews; and a great-niece. He was preceded in death by his brother, James. Friends will be received at the GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, August 12, 2012, and from 7:30-9 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Cathedral, 108 North Dithridge Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 13, 2012, at St. Paul Catherdral. Interment will be in the Priest's Plot of Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh. A Vigil Prayer Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home.Send condolences at post-gazette.com/gb Full service details, Memorial Guestbook and Slideshow and sharing features are available here.

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