Called to be a priest, Rev. Bernard (Bernie) James Zanck Jr., M.A. ’67 achieved his dream and was ordained a Catholic priest after earning his Licentiate in Sacred Theology in 1955 from the Catholic University of America. The Claretians Order sent him to San Jose to be a diocesan priest. While attending classes at Santa Clara University, Bernie met Ginnie Arjona Zanck M.A. ’67. They graduated together and fell in love. While raising two sons with Ginnie in Stockton, Bernie found time to open a franchise, MacFarlands Candy and Ice Cream Store. Bernie died on April 13, 2021, survived by his wife of 52 years and their sons, including Bernie James Zanck III ’96.

04 Aug 2021