Dorothy A. Yurkovich
Dorothy A. Yurkovich, 87, of Osceola Mills, PA and formerly of Madera, PA died Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College, PA.
Born on January 4, 1929 in Belsena Mills, she was the daughter of the late Allen and Helen (Kowalcyk) Gulish. She married John Andrew Yurkovich, Jr. on September 27, 1949 in Punxsutawney, PA, he preceded her in death on March 25, 1989.
Mrs. Yurkovich was a member of the Christ the King Catholic Church in Houtzdale, PA. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW in Osceola Mills, PA and the Rosary Society. She was retired from the Charles Navasky & Company of Philipsburg, PA.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by an infant daughter Bette and a brother Richard Gulish.
She is survived by: three daughters, Patricia A. Marold & her husband Robert of Mendham, NJ, Carol A. Cowher & her husband Paul of Osceola Mills, PA and Catherine A. Smith & her husband John of Osceola Mills, PA; two sons, John J. Yurkovich & his wife Gail of St. Augustine FL. and Allen J. Yurkovich & his wife Anne of Altoona, PA; a sister Betty Lockett of Ashland, OH and one brother, Joseph Gulish of Altoona PA. She is also survived by ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on July 14, 2016 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Osceola Mills, PA; with Rev. Father Robert J. Horgas officiating. Burial will be at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Madera, PA.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Osceola Mills, PA.
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