Charles P. Yurgaitis

Charles P. Yurgaitis, 89 of Plains Township passed away Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 19, 2013, at Golden Living Center, East Mountain Manor, Plains Township.

Born in Wilkes-Barre Township, he was the son of the late Charles and Frances Sadauskas Yurgaitis.

Charles was educated in Wilkes-Barre Township schools and was an Army veteran of World War II.

He was employed by Muskin Pools in customer service for 25 years until his retirement.

He was a member of the Plains American Legion, Joseph E. Conlon Post 558.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Jean Rehrig; brothers, Joseph and John Yurgaitis; and sisters, Eva Yacalavitch, Catherine Salvage, Anna Skuba, Frances Pissott, Mary Yurgaitis, Elizabeth Mikush and Marcella Jenkins.

Surviving are his son, Charles Yurgaitis and his wife, Mary, Hanover Township; grandchildren, Brandi and Charlene; great-grandchildren, Sabrina, Dasani and Rodney; beloved companion, Stella Dudzik, with whom he resided; niece, Mary Yaple; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Charles will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are by Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township.

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Published in Citizens' Voice from Feb. 20 to Feb. 22, 2013