George P. Yazbeck

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George P. Yazbeck of Bethlehem passed away under the care of St. Luke's Hospice on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at his home.

Born Jan. 23, 1925, in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Joseph and Christina Habeeb Yazbeck.

George attended GAR Memorial High School, Wilkes-Barre, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was employed as a truck driver by North Penn Transport Company and was a member of the Teamster's Union Local 401.

George was a member of St. Anthony-St. George Maronite Church, Wilkes-Barre, and the Knights of Columbus, Luzerne.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Selma Ameen and Jean Habeeb.

Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Jane Joseph; son, Joseph and his wife, Elyse, Clearwater, Fla.; daughters, Donna Sorensen and her husband, John, Nazareth; Joanne Rosenthal, Easton; Cecilia Vardar and her husband, Orrie, Norwich, Conn.; and Ann Marie Jarden and her husband, Ronald, Bethlehem; grandchildren, Janah Szewczyk; Rebecca Repasch; David, Michael and Leah Rosenthal; Christina and Johnathon Vardar; Anthony Yazbeck; and Angela Yazbeck; great-grandchildren, Gideon, Isaac and Lucy Rosenthal; Zaina Szewczyk; Madison Vardar; Eva Jane and Eli Gentes; Rory Repasch; and Leonard Yazbeck; and sister, Ann Hassy, Wilkes-Barre.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 in St. Anthony Maronite Church, 311 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Twp.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass Saturday in the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Luke's Hospice, 2455 Black River Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015; or , P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142

Arrangements are by Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.


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Published in Citizens' Voice on Oct. 12, 2018
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