Bernard “Bernie” Petak

February 08, 1958 ‒ February 15, 2019

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Bernard “Bernie” Petak, age 61, of Mount Gilead, passed away Friday morning, February 15, 2019, at the OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.

Lovingly remembered by his wife Maria Consuelo Servando Petak; children Brian & Annette, and Jeremy; grandchildren Mikayla and Brayson; parents Bernard (+) and RoseMarie (+) Petak; sisters & brother and in laws Kathy & Mike Cordle, Mark &  Terry Petak, RoseMarie &  Dave Guthrie, Jean Patla (+) & Robert; and nephews & nieces.

Bernie’s family will greet friends from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. on Monday, February 18, 2019, at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, 4680 U.S. Route 42, Cardington.  Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Fr. Ryan Schmit officiating.  Military honors will be conducted by the Active Duty U.S. Air Force, VFW Post 8054 and AMVETS Post 87. Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at Glendale Cemetery in Cardington.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Bernie’s family, and your special memories or condolences may be shared with them by visiting

“For the sake of His sorrowful Passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world.”

  • My condolences to the family. Please be comforted by the Bible’s promise of the resurrection. Acts 24:15, John 5:28,29.

  • My deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family ‘nette. May Bernie’s soul rest in peace.

  • Our deepest condolences, sympathies and prayers are with you, Nanette and the whole family. Be strong. May the soul of the dearly departed Rest In Peace.

  • May the Good Lord grant Bernie Petak eternal rest and peace. Our deepest sympathy to Nanette Servando-Petak and Petak family. Our prayers for you as well.

  • Marvin and me are with you , our deepest sympathy , he is in the hands of the lord, our prayers be with you il sorrounds a big hug to you..take care

  • Our deepest condolences, sympathies and prayers are with you Maria, and the whole family. May Bernie Rest In Peace.

    Jeff and Lyn

  • Our deepest sympathy and prayers fir your loss Nanette. May Hod give you the strength and courage at this time. Prayers for healing.
    Hugs- Betsy abd Phil Vincenzetti

  • Our deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences Nanette. May our dear God comfort you in the midst of pain, bring hope in the midst of sorrow and help you face the days ahead. Eternal rest for the soul of Bernie Sending you comforting hugs. Love you my dear friend.

  • Ms. Nanette, please know that you have our deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. We know that words would not be enough to console you but please know that we will be praying for you and the children that you will all find the peace and comfort in this tragic time. –Fr. Nalco Press, Inc. people