Mrs. Lydia Mae Yuhas, 73, of Duryea, passed away Thursday morning at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late David and Bertha Osmolia Howell. She attended Newton Ransom High School. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by the former Topps Chewing Gum Co., Duryea, and the former Panel Prints, Old Forge.
Lydia was an avid bingo player who loved to play bingo throughout the area, especially at Germania Hose Co., Duryea, with her dear friend Lois. She enjoyed playing cards with her family and friends and watching the Yankees baseball games. She was a member of the West Side Senior Center, Scranton.
She was a loving mother, grandma, great-grandma, sister, aunt, mother-in-law and friend. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Andrew V. Yuhas, who passed away on March 11, 1991, and several brothers and sisters.
She is survived by son Michael Yuhas of Olyphant; daughter, Lisa Piro and her husband, Michael, of Duryea; daughter, Donna Harriger and her husband, Robert, of Crestline, Ohio; daughter, Dorothy Taylor and her husband, Paul, of Old Forge; son David Yuhas and his wife, Shirley, of Duryea; stepdaughter, Joyce Ann Kilgore and her husband, Jerry, of Ohio; stepson, Richard Yuhas of Florida; stepson, William Yuhas of Scranton; stepson, Andrew Yuhas of Wilkes-Barre; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Thomas Howells and his wife, Audrey, of Moosic; sister, Sally Kurtz of Scranton; sister, Dora DiGregorio of Scranton; sister, Elizabeth (Betty) Eisenhart of Scranton; brother-in-law, Warren Speck of Pittston; many nieces and nephews; and her faithful and loving companion, Bandit.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with services by the Rev. Joseph LaCava of the Independent Bible Church, Duryea. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Duryea. Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the
. To leave the family an online condolence or for further information, please visit our website, www.piontekfuneralhome.com.
Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc.
204 Main Street
Duryea, PA 18642
Published in Times Leader on July 27, 2013