Ms. Mary A. Yonki, 94, of Pittston, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Wesley Village, Jenkins Township.
Born in Pittston, Mary was the daughter of the late John and Mary Stoffera Yonki and was a graduate of Pittston High School and Pittston Hospital School of Nursing. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by the former Pittston Hospital, Pittston and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Mary was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Stephen, John, Joseph, Michael and Paul Yonki and her sister, Anna Yonki.
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The funeral will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 10:00 am from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am in Holy Rosary Church, 127 Stephenson Street, Duryea. Interment will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Exeter. A viewing will be held on Tuesday morning from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 100 William Street, Dunmore, PA 18510. To leave an online condolence for Mary's family, please visit the funeral home website, www.piontekfuneralhome.com.
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We just heard of Mary’s passing, having last visited her at Wesley Village over the summer. Our sincere condolences to her family. Mary was a wonderful woman and nurse, who will be greatly missed. We had the pleasure of knowing through our mother, Catherine, her dear friend since nursing school. May she rest in eternal peace.John and Lydia (Naples) Comerford (8 months ago)
It was an honor to care for Mary. May she rest in perfect peace.Linda Schiefer (8 months ago)