Barbara J. Yurksza, Remington Road, Tunkhannock, passed away at the Regional Hospital in Scranton, shortly after admission on Monday.
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She was born in Meshoppen on Jan. 12, 1952, a daughter of Clarence and Gertrude Garnet DeWolfe.
She was a 1970 graduate of Tunkhannock High School and was employed as a clerk at Weis Markets in Tunkhannock.
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Britney Giberson.
Surviving are her husband of 27 years, James Yurksza; daughters and sons-in-law, Tammera McCormick and husband Thomas Corker Jr., Tunkhannock; Julie Bassindale and husband Brent, Ontario, Canada, and Donna Miller and husband Shawn, Factoryville; brothers, Arden DeWolfe, Tunkhannock; Eric DeWolfe, Kutztown, and Leonard DeWolfe, Forkston; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with the Rev. David Hinkle of the Russell Hill United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Mehoopany. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.
Published in Times Leader on Feb. 27, 2013