Irene A. Yurkon

Born: Fri., Aug. 9, 1918
Died: Sun., Jan. 20, 2013


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 22, 2013
Location: Gubbiotti Funeral Home, LLC.

Funeral Service

9:00 AM Wed., Jan. 23, 2013

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Irene A. Yurkon, 94, formerly of Exeter, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at the Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre.

Born on August 9, 1918, she was the daughter of the late William and Anna Tomaskovich Gregus.

She was a former member of St. John the Baptist Church, Exeter, where she was a faithful volunteer at their many bazaars and a member of their Altar and Rosary Society.

Prior to her retirement she worked as a seamstress in the garment industry.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband Anthony Yurkon in January 1991, grandson, Anthony William Yurkon, sisters, Mary Mayewski, Emily Lindquist; brother John Gregus and step brothers John and Frank Balara.

Surviving are her sons Anthony and his wife Bonnie, Mountaintop, William and his wife Elaine, Exeter.

Grandchildren Brian and his wife Kelly Yurkon,Jamison,Pa. and Philip Yurkon,Columbia, Mo.

Great Grandson Matthew Yurkon along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. from the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Avenue, Exeter. A mass of Christian burial will be at 9:30 a.m. from St. Barbara Parish at St.Cecilia's Church, Wyoming Ave., Exeter.

Interment will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Cedar St., Exeter.

Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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peggy gadelo grivner
   Posted Wed January 23, 2013

Linda Barry
   Posted Thu January 24, 2013
Tony and Bonnie, So sorry for the loss of your Mom. Deepest sympathy for your loss.

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