Christopher "Chris" S. Yonko, age 41, of Millcreek Township, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012, at UPMC Hamot, after an unexpected illness. He was born in Erie on September 6, 1971, the son of John A. and Mary Ann Koenig Yonko, Sr., of Punta Gorda, Fla. He was a 1989 graduate of McDowell High School and previously worked as a welding supervisor at Zeyon Inc., for twenty years, and was currently employed at Builders Hardware. He enjoyed camping, the outdoors, the Philadelphia Eagles, and spending time with his sons. He is survived by his loving companion, Stacie Stablein, his former wife, Sharron, three sons; Ryan, Nickolas, Matt, two sisters; Dianne C. Porter (Steven) of Fairview, Jill M. McIntyre (Tony) of Corry, two brothers; John A. Yonko, Jr. (Karen) of Edinboro, Joseph A. Yonko, of Harborcreek, many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 4216 Sterrettania Rd., on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., and are invited there on Thursday, January 3, for the funeral service at 11:00 a.m., conducted by the Rev. John Jacquel. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Notre Dame Scholarship Fund, 400 Eaton Rd., Fairview, PA 16415.
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Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home
4216 Sterrettania Road
Erie, PA 16506
Published in the Erie Times-News on Dec. 30, 2012